Break In At Tippecanoe Valley Middle School

A break-in occurred at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School early this morning, according to a press release from the school corporation.
Forced entry was made into the building where the intruder attempted to steal money, prescription medications and musical instruments from secured areas. Damage was done to a few areas of the school, with the primary damage occurring in the office and nearby areas.
The break-in was discovered by the school’s head custodian, who immediately contacted school officials and law enforcement.
To ensure the safety of all students and staff, the entire building was thoroughly searched prior to the start of school by School Resource Officer John Hart and officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department. The school environment is safe and secure and school is operating as normal, the release states. The school’s video surveillance system has provided digital images that will be useful in determining the identity of the intruder. Anyone with information about the break-in is encouraged to contact the KCSD or Crime Stoppers.