Caldwell Police need help identifying Caldwell Middle School burglar

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CALDWELL, Tex. (KBTX) - The Caldwell Police Department needs the public's help identifying a man who broke in and stole more than $1,000 worth of electronics from Caldwell Middle School.

At approximately 5 a.m. on November 3rd, a man was caught on the Middle School's security cameras. In the video the man pried his way into one of the windows of a portable classroom by using a screwdriver.

Some of the items stolen included four computer monitors, four keyboards, four computer mouses, a computer tower and a phone.

The burglar then carried the stolen electronics in one of the schools garbage bins.

When police arrived on the scene they found a number of his items left behind including a bicycle, the tools he used to break into the classroom and his yellow sweatshirt.

School administrators say they were surprised.

"I've been in this district seventeen years," said Nathan Goodlett, the Caldwell Middle School Principal. "This is the first time that I can recall where we've had any break-ins as far as anything being stolen."

Caldwell Police will continue to periodically patrol the middle school throughout the nights and the school says all the security cameras are either operational or will be in the near future.

Caldwell Police have not made any arrests in connection to the burglary.

If you the recognize the individual or have any information, you can contact Crime Stoppers at (979) 567-TIPS or the Caldwell Police Department.