Two 16-year-old boys held in Platte County High School burglary

02/19/2014 5:11 PM

02/19/2014 5:12 PM

Juvenile authorities have accused a pair of 16-year-old boys of burglary, property damage and stealing for breaking into the Platte County High School, stealing computer equipment and causing extensive damage early Monday.

The boys, whose names have not been released, are being held until a hearing on Friday.

During the break-in, two intruders climbed onto the school’s roof and broke through a computer lab window. They flipped over items and smashed windows and computer monitors. They stole laptop computers and other items. Police estimated the damages at $40,000 to $50,000.

Glenn E. Rice,


Join the Discussion

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service