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Date Posted:8/26/08
Case #:G07-1129378
Crime Date:8/26/08
Crime Time:between 1 and 6 a.m.
Crime Type:Burglary
Crime Location:American Legion Post 893 in Milesburg
Victim Auth:No
Crime Details:State police at Rockview are investigating a burglary at American Legion Post 893 in Milesburg in which the burglar or burglars caused $7,500 to $8,000 worth of damage before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash. The burglary occurred between 1 and 6 a.m. today, when one or more people forced their way into the post, according to state police. Once inside, the burglar or burglars tried unsuccessfully to break into a safe, then forced his way into an ATM machine. The burglar or burglars also forced open two vending machines next to the ATM, then forced his way into a locked office and into a safe inside that office. Damages include an exterior door, countertop, two safes, an ATM, two vending machines and an interior office door, police said. Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to contact state police at 355-7545 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, contact Centre County Crimestoppers at 1-877-99-CRIME.
Reporting Officer:Tpr. Brian Wakefield
Agency:Pennsylvania State Police/Rockview
745 S. Eagle Valley Rd.
phone: 814-355-7545
fax: 814-355-6019
Posted Online:8/26/08

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