Items stolen from locker room as football players scrimmage

(WISH Photo, file/ Nick Nebesny)
(WISH Photo, file/ Nick Nebesny)

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — Police in Columbus are investigating after visiting Greenwood football players became victims of theft while they were on the field.

Police say at least five electronic items worth around $600 owned by Greenwood Community High School football players were reported missing from the visitors locker room at Columbus North High School. Officers think the thefts happened when the team was scrimmaging Friday night against Columbus North.

A number of smartphones and tablets were also reported stolen. Officials say its possible one locker room door was left unlocked during scrimmage because there were no signs of forced entry, 24-Hour News 8’s news partners at The Republic and The Daily Journal report.

Police are now looking at surveillance video and interviewing potential witnesses. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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