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Building damaged in attempted burglary


The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a report on April 23 that a building on CR 700S east of Wolcottville had been broken into sometime between April 20 and 23.

The report noted that an unknown person or persons appeared to have forced entry into the building, causing damage to an entry door and window.

Once inside the building, the suspect or suspects reportedly damaged a locked container, but were unable to open it. No items were found to be missing.

The suspects caused approximately $1,000 in damage to the building and contents while attempting to gain entry.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department at 463-7491 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-288-STOP.