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Surveillance Video Shows Man Burglarizing School

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TROY, Mo. (AP) - Police in the eastern Missouri town of Troy are searching for a man caught on surveillance video ransacking a high school before making off with a safe.

The crime happened Monday night at Troy Buchanan High School. The man is shown on surveillance video forcing open a door into the boiler room, then using a hammer and screwdriver taken from a shop class to make his way into school offices. He opened a key box and was also able to get into several classrooms.

The man pushed a safe to the basement loading dock and put it in a minivan. The safe contained about $600.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police suspect a 30-year-old Moscow Mills man, and are searching for him. No charges have been filed.

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