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Cops: Suspect Who Fled Arrest Warrant Found In Abandoned Home

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Police say a suspect that fled from authorities serving an arrest warrant is now in custody.

The suspect was found in an abandoned home on Girard Avenue.

Police say the suspect jumped out of second-floor window and ran from the scene.

Three West Philadelphia Schools went into lockdown for about an hour this morning due to the police activity.

Things are now back to normal at The School of the Future, Blankenburg Elementary School and the Learning Academy-South.

Police say the suspect was wanted for a home invasion in South Philadelphia that happened several months ago.

Authorities say charges are pending.



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