Crime Stoppers: Plano Burglary and Arson

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PLANO, Ky. WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police Detectives say AT 4:41 a.m.on Thursday, September 14, the Plano Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 472 Crossfield Way.

Arson graphic by MGN.

While assisting the Plano Volunteer Fire Department the Warren County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a dumpster fire at the Plano Elementary School at 5:16 a.m. Upon investigating the dumpster fires, it was discovered that the elementary school had been broken into.

Video surveillance footage collected from the school and from a video camera from a private residence, reveal what appears to be a reddish color pickup entering the parking lot of Plano Elementary at 2:11 a.m. Surveillance footage obtained from a near-by residence shows four individuals walking from the playground area of Plano Elementary in the direction of Crossfield Way at 4:20 a.m.

The video also contains audio, and one of the individuals can be heard asking another “Hey Leon, you need a bike?” and points in the direction of some bicycles in the driveway. At 4:35 a.m., six minutes before the first fire was reported, the four individuals walk back to the area of the Plano Elementary playground. The video from the school then shows the truck exiting the parking lot of Plano Elementary at 4:45 a.m. The dumpster fires are then reported at 5:16 a.m.

If you have any information about this or any crime, please call South Central Kentucky Crime Stoppers at 781-CLUE, toll free at 866-842-CLUE, or click on the link beside this story to go to their website.

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