When a Hurricane strikes most people are in fear of the damage to come, but for some looting is the first thing to come to mind. That’s what happened as Philadelphia police arrested an unidentified man who they believe was stealing from a collapsed building.
as reported by NBC 10:
Police arrested a man who they believe was stealing from a collapsed building.
It happened on the 2400 block of Cumberland Street in North Philadelphia. Investigators say an abandoned building collapsed. No one was hurt.
NBC10 cameras rolled as firemen stood at the scene. As they were talking amongst themselves, a sound was heard from beneath the rubble. When they went to investigate, they found a man underneath. The firemen pulled the man out and took him to police.
Police tell NBC10 they believe the man was underneath the wreckage looting and looking for items to sell, such as copper. The man was arrested and will be charged with disorderly conduct, according to police.
Police continue to invesitgate the cause of the collapse.
article courtesy of NBC10Philadelphia.com