$30,000 Worth Of Electronics Stolen From Germantown Friends School, Officials Say


SITUATION IN WEST PHILADELPHIA WE WILL BRING YOU UPDATES AS SOON AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE. SOME MORE NEWS AROUND OUR REGION AT 5:30. GERMANTOWN FRIENDS SCHOOL IS MISSING $30,000 WORTH OF ELECTRONIC AFTER TWO PEOPLE BROKE IN THE SCHOOL AND STOLE IT. “EYEWITNESS NEWS” REPORTER HOWARD MONROE IS IN GERMANTOWN WITH THE LOOK AT SURVEILLANCE VIDEO, HOWARD. REPORTER: UKEE, CLASSES START HERE IN ONE WEEK AND NEW ADMINISTRATORS HERE ARE WORKING TO REPLACE THAT STOLEN EQUIPMENT. AS A SCHOOL WE’RE VERY PROUD TO BE PART OF THE GERMANTOWN AND THE COMMUNITY. WHAT HAPPENED IS NOT COMMON. REPORTER: GERMANTOWN FRIENDS SCHOOL SAYS IT IS NOT COMMON ON GET ROBBED BUT IT IS UNFORTUNATE. SURVEILLANCE VIDEO JUST RELEASED, YOU CAN SEE TWO PEOPLE WALK ON TO CAMPUS GET INSIDE OF THE SCHOOL AND SOMETIME LATER THEY WALK OUT WITH $30,000, IN ELECTRONIC. HOW BIG OF A HIT IS THAT WHEN YOU KNOW IN A WEEK YOU WILL HAVE KIDS. FOR ME IT IS A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT, AGAIN, IT IS UNFORTUNATE THAT IT TOOK PLACE AT THE SCHOOL, YOU KNOW WE REACT AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN TO GET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ORDERED APE IN PLACE TO BE READY FOR START OF THE SCHOOL. REPORTER: SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY WITH THE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO DOES NOT SHOW IS TWO MEN WALKING THROUGH A CEMETERY ON SCHOOL GROUND, BEFORE REACHING A SCHOOL. IT IS BELIEVED MESS OF THE ITEMS WERE STOLEN FROM THE THIRD FLOOR. WHEN YOU ARE INSIDE THE BUILDING YOU CAN TRAVERSE THROUGH STAIRWELLS. GOT YOU. REPORTER: IT IS IN THE CLEAR HOW LONG ROBBERS WERE INSIDE SCHOOL BUT OFFICIALS SAY THEY GOT AWAY WITH 16 MINI MACK COMPUTERS, DESK TOP COMPUTERS, TWO, 60-INCH TELEVISIONS AND IPAD. WE DO HAVE SECURITY THAT WENT OVERNIGHT SO CERTAINLY THERE WAS SOMEONE WALKING AROUND AND THE ACTIVITY OCCURRED AT TIMES WHEN THEY WERE NOT IN THIS AREA OF THE CAMPUS. REPORTER: AND IF YOU RECOGNIZE THE MEN IN THAT VIDEO YOU ARE ASKED TO CALL PHILADELPHIA POLICE.

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