DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are hoping someone in the public can help solve the case of a school break-in and robbery.

The suspect — described by police as “an unknown black male”— was caught on high-definition video in the act on Monday, Oct. 3, at 5:30 a.m. on the city’s east side.

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According to police, the man busted through a window into Detroit Enterprise Academy — in the 11200 block of Kercheval, near the Chrysler Jefferson North Plant — rifled through some files and stole a computer.

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(credit: Detroit police)

(credit: Detroit police)

School security was alerted to an alarm at the building and called police, but investigators did not arrive in time to catch the perpetrator.

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Anyone who recognizes this suspect, knows of his whereabouts or has any information about to this crime please call Detroit police at 313-596-5540 or 313-596-5551 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. Citizens can also remain anonymous by submitting a tip via the DPD connect app.