• Break-in, vandalism reported at Brookline schools in past week

    By: Mike Saccone

    Updated:

    BROOKLINE, Mass. - Classes are still out for the summer, but Brookline Police have responded to two incidents at schools in just one week.

    Last Tuesday, officers responded to Brookline High School for a report of a break-in in progress. Custodians at the school said they spotted a person climbing into the building through a window. When the custodians yelled at the person, the person took off running toward Cypress Street. Officers later spotted the person, placed them into handcuffs and brought them to the police station. 

    Police said the suspect is a juvenile whose known to them. The suspect was released into the custody of their parents after being summoned to court. 

    Then on Saturday, officers were called to the Driscoll School around 6:30 p.m. for a report of three teenage boys breaking windows in the building. When officers arrived, they spoke with the man who reported the vandalism. The man showed officers pictures he had taken of the teenage suspects. 

    A short time later, officers found three teenagers walking on Evans Road who matched the description given by the man. Officers stopped all three teens and read them their rights. 

    Police said the teens had small amount of marijuana on them and admitted they had just smoked. 

    The teenagers were released into the custody of their parents after being summoned to court for vandalism and possession of marijuana as a minor. 

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