ASD: Break-in reported at Ptarmigan Elementary School

Published: Jan. 28, 2018 at 6:14 PM AKST
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Officials with the Anchorage School District said a group of individuals broke into Ptarmigan Elementary School Sunday morning.

According to Tom Roth, Chief Operating Officer for ASD the suspects entered the building by breaking a window. Roth said footage captured on the school’s security cameras has been turned over to the Anchorage Police Department. Roth estimates the damage to will cost a few hundred dollars to repair.

Roth said the classrooms were locked at the time of the vandalism so the suspects were not able to get inside the rooms but a fire extinguisher was discharged in a hallway.

The incident comes less than a month after a

caused tens of thousands of dollars of damage to College Gate Elementary. The classroom most impacted by the fire

in less than a week.