DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Schools in Decatur City are asking for the community’s help in locating those involved in the theft of vehicles from school property.
Officials said the week of April 4, a catalytic converter was also severed from a vehicle parked outside the cafeteria at Decatur Middle School near Ogle Stadium. The converter was seen on camera in a dark colored truck.
School officials said a light-colored Nissan Altima was also involved in the theft of the catalytic converter.
On Thursday, April 14 between 5:30 a.m. and 6:15 a.m., a car was seen on surveillance video parked in the parking lot behind the District Central Office and Zaxby’s on Grant Street. Video also showed gasoline being stolen from vehicles parked in that parking lot, which school officials said was the third time gasoline had been stolen in a week.
Sometime between April 4 and April 14, tires were also stolen from a school vehicle. It was estimated by Decatur City Schools that the thefts and destruction of property cost the district more than $2,000.
School officials said they filed a police report regarding the thefts. Anyone who can identify the vehicles or have information is asked to call the Decatur Police Department.
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