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Two men sought for breaking into Harlem high school and taking off with $3,500 worth of MetroCards

Photo via Google Maps, inset courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a duo who broke into a Harlem high school and stole thousands of dollars worth of MetroCards.

According to police, at 5:57 a.m. on Feb. 14, two unknown men climbed up a ladder connected to scaffolding that was outside of A. Philip Randolph Campus High School, located at 443 West 135 Street. Once they were on the scaffolding, the suspects found an open window and entered the building.

The crooks then began to swipe school supplies, including a set of Bose speakers and a box containing 700 MetroCards, which is valued at $3,500. The suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspects are described as men between the ages of 18 and 25 years old with light complexions. The first suspect was last seen wearing a winter jacket with a fur hood, blue jeans and black sneakers; the second suspect was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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