Portland police 5 teens cause nearly 600k damage to school

first_imgPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say officers have arrested five teenagers in connection with vandalism at a high school that caused nearly $600,000 in damage.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the five teens were arrested in late October.Police say a security camera captured some of the Oct. 15 incident at Roosevelt High School, which caused severe flooding and left classrooms in a newly-built part of campus unusable for the semester.Surveillance footage obtained by the newspaper shows a group of boys running down hallways and entering and then leaving an unlocked science classroom. Before they sprint away, one of them is shown putting out a wet-floor caution sign.Police say the boys — two of them 15 years old, two of them 16 and the other 17 — have been charged with criminal mischief and burglary.last_img read more