Attempted School Burglary: One Arrested

By: 10/11 News Email
By: 10/11 News Email
Witnesses reported seeing a male, with a flashlight, on top of Brownell Elementary school early Wednesday morning.

Courtesy: LPD

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Police have arrested a teen after he tried to break into a Lincoln School.

Early Wednesday morning, witnesses reported seeing a male, with a flashlight, on top of Brownell Elementary school.

Police Officer Katie Flood said officers arrived on scene and spotted the male by the northwest corner of the school. When officers approached the male, he ran but officers quickly apprehended him.

18-year-old Alexander Thiel denied attempted burglary but officers found a screwdriver and gloves on him and fresh damage on the roof. Flood said there was no entry gained and nothing was stolen from the school.

Thiel was lodged in jail for attempt burglary, possession of burglar's tools and fail to comply.


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