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Cottage Grove Middle School burglarized; $10K in electronics stolen

An estimated $10,000 in electronic equipment was stolen in a burglary at Cottage Grove Middle School, according to police.

Suspects broke into the school at 9775 Indian Blvd. sometime between noon July 24 and July 28 and stole computers and iPads — 17 devices in all — from several rooms in the north portion of the school, according to the police report.

There was no sign of forced entry to the school. Police had possible suspects but no names.

The burglary was under investigation.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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