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VFW post in Bellevue burglarized, vandalized

Posted at 2:26 PM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 12:06:05-05

BELLEVUE, Neb. (KMTV) — A VFW Post in Bellevue near 25th and Cornhusker Road suffered a shocking loss last Friday

In the early morning hours, a man broke into the veterans service organization, vandalizing gaming devices and stealing cash including money meant for the organization's scholarship fund.

The break-in happened just after 3 a.m. when an intruder broke into the post through a window. The man was seen on surveillance cameras damaging gaming devices, at one point prying open dart boards with a crowbar and ripping a juke box off the wall.

The post's pickle gaming machine was also torn apart.

The burglar was able to gain entry to a safe by breaking the lock, and was able to take keys the building, including a lock box containing cash.

The VFW post has been closed since the break-in. The building is being re-keyed and the hope is to have the post open sometime this week.

You can donate to their GoFundMe here.