The Redwood County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating the report of two break-ins which occurred in the City of Milroy over the weekend of Jan. 20-22, including one at the school and another at the elevator.
According to the report, sometime between the hours of 10 p.m. Jan. 20 and 10 a.m. Jan. 21 an unknown suspect(s) broke a window on the southwest side of the Milroy school and then entered the building.
The suspect(s) then pried open the doors of the school offices and stole approximately $40 in cash and several checks made out to the school for students’ milk money.
A subsequent report was made Jan. 22 of a burglary at the Farmer’s Co-op Association elevator some time during the evening hours of Jan. 21 and morning hours of Jan. 22.
According to the report, a suspect(s) entered the elevator by forcing open a door on the east side of the building after several unsuccessful attempts to gain access through other potential points of entry.
Once inside the individual(s) forced open an interior door to gain access to the elevator’s offices where a small amount of cash was taken.
The report states there were also attempts to gain entry to the City of Milroy public works building, as well as the Farmer’s Co-op C-Store. Those were unsuccessful.
Total loss from the break-ins has not been determined.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents is encouraged to contact the sheriff’s department by calling (507) 637-4036.