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El Cajon police investigate break-in at Montgomery Middle School

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Posted at 7:18 AM, Jul 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-25 10:18:43-04

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) - An early morning break-in at an El Cajon middle school is under investigation.

El Cajon police said officers responded to a tripped burglar alarm at Montgomery Middle School (1570 Melody Lane) at about 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Officers arrived at the school and spotted someone believed to be involved in the break-in. After a foot pursuit, the person got away.

Police discovered at least five classrooms had been broken into, and officers found several computers stacked on carts.

Officers are looking for a silver Ford pickup truck that was seen speeding away from the school.

It remains unclear if any items were actually taken during the break-in.