Burglary suspect arrested after police perimeter set up in Coconut Grove

Frances S. Tucker Elementary School on lockdown during incident


COCONUT GROVE, Fla. – Miami police arrested a burglary suspect Friday after a perimeter was set up in Coconut Grove.

Sky 10 was above the scene shortly before 1 p.m. as the man was taken into custody.

He was seen on the roof of a nearby home before he surrendered to police.


Miami police said the man was wanted in connection with a burglary that was reported at 2:45 a.m. Friday.

Police said an officer spotted the suspect, but he ran from the officer.

Miami-Dade County Public School officials said Frances S. Tucker Elementary School at 3500 Douglas Road was placed on lockdown during the incident.

No other details were immediately released about the burglary.

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