CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were arrested early Monday, after breaking into a school under construction in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, police said.
Officers responded to Prussing Elementary around 3:20 a.m., after an alarm went off in the building.READ MORE: Woman Questions COVID-19 Clinic After Receiving Results Before Testing
Police discovered an open window at the school, and as officers were investigating, a person who tried to run out of the building ran directly into police.READ MORE: 4 Dead, 25 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
Officers brought in a K9 unit to search the building, and found a second suspect inside.
Authorities said they believe it’s the second time the pair has broken into the school.MORE NEWS: 17-Year-Old Shot In Hyde Park
Construction on a new annex at Prussing Elementary began in February. The project also includes renovations at the main school building. Work should be completed by the fall.