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Break-in and vandalism at Lincoln school, thousands in damages

Posted: 12:16 PM, Jun 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-11 17:16:16Z
Vandalism at Roper Elementary school at 2323 S Coddington Ave Lincoln
Vandalism at Roper Elementary school at 2323 S Coddington Ave Lincoln
Vandalism at Roper Elementary school at 2323 S Coddington Ave Lincoln
Vandalism at Roper Elementary school at 2323 S Coddington Ave Lincoln
Vandalism at Roper Elementary school at 2323 S Coddington Ave Lincoln

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) says an elementary school was broken into where they observed damages "throughout the majority of the school."

The damages occurred in Roper Elementary school, located at 2323 S Coddington Ave, and include:

  • Broken glass windows
  • Broken clocks
  • Broken display units
  • Damage to fixtures
  • Damaged vending machines

They say thousands of dollars worth of damages were caused and that it will require hours of time to repair. They are unsure how vandals gained entry and say they have processed the scene for DNA and fingerprints.

Anyone with information or video evidence is asked to contact LPD at 402.441.6000 or Lincoln Crimestoppers at 402.475.3600.