Police look for burglars who ransacked elementary school

2:26 PM, Feb 6, 2013   |    comments
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BRAZORIA, Texas (KPRC) - Cafeteria workers at a Brazoria County, Texas elementary school arrived at work Friday to find the school had been burglarized.

"It's disheartening more than anything," Principal Susan Harriman said. "Money is hard to come by these days, and anything that they've taken affects the children."

Columbia-Brazoria Independent School District Police said that they aren't sure how many people could have been involved in the break-in at Wild Peach Elementary, 3311 County Road 353, however, they said it was "impossible" to believe it was a solo crime.

"It's upsetting that people would want to steal from a school," parent Penny Frisby said. 

According to CBISD Police Chief Danny Hankins, the burglars kicked and pried their way in through a classroom window. 

"There were doorknobs lying in the floors in the hallways," Hankins said. "There were doors that were open that are usually locked. It's just amazing the amount of damage that was done by whoever did it."

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