Police make arrest after man found inside Norfolk high school

Posted at 4:41 PM, Feb 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-14 13:45:41-05

Ricardo Whyte - charged with trespassing at Maury High School

NORFOLK, Va- Norfolk Police arrested and charged a man for trespassing at Maury High School.

Police were notified Monday when the man, identified as 18-year-old Ricardo Whyte, came into the school during the lunch period around 11:30 a.m.

They stated that once the man was stopped and began to be questioned on his presence in the building, he ran away.

Almost two hours later, police pulled over a vehicle over at Princess Anne Road and Granby Street that was believed to be involved in the trespassing incident.

Whyte was taken into custody on an outstanding probation violation. After interviewing Whyte, he was charged in connection with the trespassing incident at Maury High School.

Below is the message sent to parents via the school's notification system:

"This morning there was a trespasser in the cafeteria during lunch. When confronted by security and the School Resource Officer the trespasser ran from the building. The Norfolk Police Department is currently investigating the incident."