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A police officer stands in an alley doorway of apartment building where four mentally disabled adults were found chained in the sub-basement.

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Philly police: Disabled quartet victimized by theft scheme

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The landlord of the apartment building at first thought a circuit breaker had tripped when he went to the basement Saturday and found all the lights were out. Then he realized all six bulbs had been removed, and he heard dogs barking inside a boiler room, its door chained shut.


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