School burglar sets fire to bookcase, takes computers

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Police are investigating who broke into a school and set a bookcase on fire before leaving with two computers and an overview projector.

District police and the Albuquerque Fire Department were alerted to a fire alarm at Alamosa Elementary School just before midnight, according to Albuquerque Public Schools spokesperson Monica Armenta.

Windows of four portables had been smashed and students in those classes had to be relocated for the day on Thursday.

Three of the portables will be back open on Friday.

Crews were still cleaning the classroom with smoke damage late Thursday afternoon. That portable won’t be usable until Monday.

APS said there are no suspects. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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