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York Co. deputies seeking suspects in Lake Wylie daycare playground thefts

Deputies are seeking two men who entered the playground area of the Giving Tree Child Development Center in Clover on Sunday and took more than $5,000 in toys and playground equipment.
Deputies are seeking two men who entered the playground area of the Giving Tree Child Development Center in Clover on Sunday and took more than $5,000 in toys and playground equipment. York County Sheriff’s Office

The York County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two men who took more than $5,000 in toys and playground equipment from a Lake Wylie daycare.

The theft happened at the Giving Tree Child Development Center on S.C. 274 early Sunday, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office. Two men were seen on surveillance video going over the fence into the playground area, from which they took a toy climbing tree, a play house set, several boxes of toys and other items valued at about $5,350.

The sheriff’s office provided the video footage of the suspects.

Anyone with information about the crime or the identities of the suspects is asked to call CrimeStoppers of York County 877-409-4321, or submit a tip online at www.yorkcrimestoppers.com.

Teddy Kulmala •  803-329-4082

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