LA JOLLA, Calif. – Three teen boys have been arrested in connection with a break-in at a Muirlands Middle School early Wednesday morning in La Jolla.
The break in was reported sometime before 3 a.m. at the school located at 1056 Nautilus St. According to San Diego police, responding officers found a hole in the fence of the school and a small fire in an office. San Diego Fire-Rescue crews extinguished the office fire.
Officers captured one teen at the scene, but two others got away. However, those two were later caught sometime before 5:30 a.m.
In addition to the fire, there was extensive damage on the campus including graffiti, broken glass and ripped pictures, police told 10News reporter Jared Aarons.
Muirlands is still in summer break. It starts classes on Monday, Aug. 29.