$50,000 of Equipment Destroyed at High School in Tennessee

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., Vandals caused $50,000 in damages to classroom technology and equipment at Holloway High School on Sept. 29.

Police arrested three male juveniles, one age 17 and the two others, 13, in connection with the incident.

Those arrested are suspected of destroying five computers, a new printer and some DVD players. They are also accused of smashing windows, splashing paint, damaging furniture and destroying two vending machines, among other misdeeds at the high school.

In response to the vandalism, officials said they would explore adding more security cameras. Shortly after the incident, more building lights were installed and police patrols around the campus were increased.

The juveniles who were arrested are also suspected of a break-in at a nearby elementary school.

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