November 23, 2013 in City

Stonehill College cross country team victimized in vehicle prowling


Spokane County sheriff’s deputies responded Thursday to reports that someone had burglarized the rental van of the Stonehill College cross country team.

The team, which traveled from Easton, Mass., to Spokane for today’s NCAA Division II Cross Country National Championships, reported $1,300 in goods stolen from their rented traveling van. The team was parked at Plantes Ferry Sports Stadium on E. 12308 Upriver Drive in Spokane Valley.

The burglar removed the locking mechanism from the side door, taking seven team members’ duffel bags, which contained wallets, identification, clothing and electronic devices.

At this time there are no suspects.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $500 reward for anyone providing information leading to an arrest in this incident. People with information should call (800) 222-TIPS or forward the tip to Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect the cash reward.

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