Deputies find man rummaging through school building in wee hours of morning

Published 9:34 pm Monday, April 12, 2021

Police arrested a man Friday after they spotted him rummaging through a school building at 1 a.m.

Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office deputies said they spotted Patrick Alexander, 28, rummaging through filing cabinets Friday morning at the New Hope School’s field house.

A passing deputy patrolling the area spotted lights on inside the building and stopped to investigate.

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Alexander is charged with burglary.