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Day Care Break-ins

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DURHAM — Durham police say that someone is targeting daycare centers in a disturbing rash of break-ins.

Since Christmas Eve, there have been five break-ins at four Durham daycare centers. To make it worse, the thieves apparently ransacked each ofbusinesses.

The director of the La Petite Academy on Guess Roadtold WRAL that someone stole $353.20 out of the drop box. A VCR wasstolen, as was a Nintendo 64 system. They also destroyed the day care'sdrop box by using a screwdriver.

The Guess Road day care was hit twice. Burglaries were also reported onNeal Road, Ruby Street, and Highway 54. Anyone with information is askedto call Durham Crimestoppers at919-683-1200.

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