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.


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