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iPads Stolen From Hattiesburg High

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Police are searching for the person responsible for stealing 16 iPads and a MacBook laptop from Hattiesburg High School.

Hattiesburg Public Schools Police Chief Tony Davis says the incident happened between Wednesday night and Thursday morning of last week.

The iPads are stored inside of a locked cart. Inside the library's closet, which is also locked.

Davis said a set of janitorial keys a were stolen and that's how the thieves gained access to the room.

Police plan to use the devices' tracking software to locate them.

"Soon as they log on we'll know who did it and we are asking the public if you come in contact and someone tries to sell you one, or if you know where one is to contact the Hattiesburg Police Department or Crime Stoppers," Davis said.

The number for Crime Stoppers is 601-582-STOP (7867).

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