Man charged with trespassing at Maury High School

Ricardo Whyte. Image courtesy of Norfolk police

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man was taken into police custody Monday after he was found trespassing on Maury High School property.

School officials say administrators found an unidentified man on school property during the lunch period. When the man was stopped and questioned, he ran from the building.

School officials immediately notified police and sent an alert to parents, which read:

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.”

Ricardo A. Whyte, 18, of Virginia Beach, was taken in to custody two hours after the incident on an outstanding probation violation warrant. Whyte was reportedly a passenger in a vehicle police stopped on at Princess Anne Road and Granby Street.

It was believed that this vehicle was involved in the trespassing incident.

Police say Whyte was charge in the trespassing incident after speaking with him and conducting an investigation.

Whyte is being held at Norfolk City Jail without bond.

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