Thieves stole about $3,300 worth of equipment from a construction trailer parked at the site of a new middle school being built in Lake Wylie, police say.
Eight hammer drills and two saws were reported stolen around 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to a report from the York County Sheriff’s Office.
A contractor on the site told police that locks on two trailers had been cut, but only one was opened.
Police also spotted a window in the rear of the new Oakridge Middle School that was busted in with a 2-by-4 piece of lumber, causing another $300 in damages. It didn’t appear that anyone had entered the school, the report said.
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Oakridge, located on Highway 557, did not have an alarm system installed at the time of the burglary, the report said. Officers could not lift fingerprints from the scene.