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State Police continue to investigate incident at Durham Nockamixon Elementary


In an email to the community Tuesday, Aug. 2, Palisades Superintendent Dr. Bridget O’Connell said the following regarding the investigation into trespassing at Durham Nockamixon Elementary School:

“The State Police continue to investigate the incident at Durham Nockamixon Elementary which occurred on July 16, 2022 and the district administration is actively assisting in that investigation.

“If you have any information about this incident, and before images and/or videos of the trespassers are made public for identification purposes, please contact the Dublin Barracks at 215-249-9191.

“Since the trespassing incident, the State Police have been through Durham Nockamixon Elementary school on two occasions and will continue to walk through all of our campus buildings.”

According to State Police, “Durham Nockamixon Elementary School employees observed an exterior door that was left open which provided access to the school’s rooftop. Surveillance cameras revealed two males surveying the school’s exterior entry points. The two males eventually gained access to the roof by climbing multiple walls. No items were stolen and no damage was reported at this time.”

State Police said the investigation into the trespass, which occurred at 11 p.m. July 16, continues.