• Hannah Phillips

School Break-ins Murray Bridge and Coonalpyn


Police are asking the public to report any suspicious activity in or around school grounds following three recent break-ins at schools at Murray Bridge North and Coonalpyn.


About 10.30am on Saturday 30 December, police patrols responded to an alarm activation at Murray Bridge North Primary School, North Terrace, Murray Bridge.

They located a broken window and confirmed entry had been gained however nothing appeared to have been stolen.

Murray Bridge North Primary was then targeted again just after 5pm on Sunday 31 December, when entry was gained via a broken window.

Like the previous incident, nothing appears to have been taken.

Coonalpyn Police are also investigating a break-in at the local Primary School.

Sometime between Wednesday 27 September and Friday 29 December, thieves entered the school and stole a Ryobi brand whipper snipper and two jerry cans.

Anyone with information on any of the incidents are asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

​Police also ask the public to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity around school grounds including persons or vehicles to the police assistance line on 131 444.


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