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Aluminum Bleachers Stolen From Apple Valley School During Summer Break

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(credit: Academy Of Academic Excellence)

(credit: Academy Of Academic Excellence)

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APPLE VALLEY (CBS/AP) — Students and staff returned to classes at the Academy of Academic Excellence to find a chunk of their aluminum baseball field bleachers were stolen during the summer.

San Bernardino County sheriff’s investigators tell the Victorville Daily Press that the crime was discovered with the start of school and could have been stolen anytime during the summer break.

There are no suspects.

It’s apparently the work of metal thieves who get paid by recyclers.

School chief Rick Piercy says the campus is stunned that someone would hurt kids when budgets are strained.

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