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BPD Arrest Two in School Burglary


Buffalo police have arrested two individuals in connection with a burglary at Riverside High School, located on Ontario Street.

Northwest District police responded to a "burglary in progress" call right around 8:15pm Monday evening, April 20th.

When police arrived on the scene, they discovered that the two suspects apparently had used a ladder to enter the school through a window.

Once inside the building, the two did damage parts of the school, including a door. The two attempted to fllee but were apprehended a short time later by D District officers.

Police have arrested 16 year old Wesley Embry of Buffalo and charged him with burglary in the 3rd degree and criminal mischief.

The second suspect is a 13 year old male. His case is being handled as a juvenile.

The arresting officers were, Thomas Sercu and Robert Yeates.

If anyone witnesses a crime in  progress, you're urged to immediately call 9-1-1.