Thieves steal 65 Samsung tablets, cash from high school in St Bess

Thieves made off with almost $2 million worth of items during a break-in at the Sydney Pagon High School in Braes River, St Elizabeth on the weekend.

School officials reportedly turned up on Monday, discovered the robbery and called the police.

Information reaching OBSERVER ONLINE is that around 3:30 pm last Friday, the school officials securely locked the office and left for home.

On their return shortly after 7:00 am on Monday, the break-in was discovered.

The culprits reportedly broke into the office by forcing open a glass sliding louvre window, entered an adjoining office and stole 65 Samsung tablets valued at $1,950,000.

They then ransacked the staff room and stole a Dell laptop computer and $5,100.

Police have since processed the scene and launched an investigation.

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