Facebook Post Prompts Teens to Break Into School

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Madison police say two students broke into Madison West High School and stole clothing after seeing on Facebook that other students had broken in as well.

Officers responded to a burglar alarm Saturday just before midnight and saw two 16-year-olds leaving the building.

The teens had found clothing that was meant for the next school year. Police say they changed into the new clothing and also stole other apparel.

The boys told investigators they got the idea after seeing on Facebook that other students had accessed the school grounds after hours.

Police released the teens into their parents' custody while they continue to investigate.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@wsaw.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.

powered by Disqus
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 265124061 - wsaw.com/a?a=265124061
Gray Television, Inc.