Attempted roofing material theft in Wauwatosa, 2 in custody

Police presence near 63rd and Wright

Two people were taken into custody by Wauwatosa police early Friday morning, May 24, suspected of trying to steal roofing materials.

According to Wauwatosa police, at about 3 a.m., officers responded to a report of two people attempting to steal roofing material from the front yard of a home near 63rd and Wright.

Upon the officers' arrival, the two people fled on foot. One person was taken into custody right away.

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The second person surrendered after a perimeter was established and officers prepared to deploy a K-9.

No one was injured.

FOX6 arrived on the scene and saw a U-Haul being towed away.