Philly police union donates iPads, offers reward in school theft

Philadelphia’s police union is donating 20 iPads to a Catholic elementary school that’s reeling from the theft of more than $17,000 worth of electronics.

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 on Monday also offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to a conviction in the June 11 burglary at St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish Elementary School.

Police say locks and chains were cut off the front entrance of the school in the city’s Mill Creek section, allowing an unknown person access to downstairs offices and upstairs classrooms.

About 30 iPads, 3 Dell laptops and 3 MacBook Pro computers were taken.

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No arrests have been made. The investigation is continuing.

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