Pontchatoula High School burglarized Friday

Pontchatoula, La. - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Office is investigating a break-in at Pontchatoula High School.

A police spokesman says around 5:15 AM, the janitors from the school notified the sheriff's office that the school had been burglarized.

Numerous doors and windows were compromised to gain entry. It has been discovered that several offices and classrooms were burglarized. Detectives are gathering and processing evidence, as well as documenting the items stolen.

All students were directed away form the affected areas until the glass and debris were safely cleared.

At this time, surveillance videos are being reviewed. Sheriff Edwards is asking anyone with knowledge of this morning's incident to please contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245.