Kirkwood High School break-in: Man arrested, charged

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Kirkwood police responded to Kirkwood High School on Sunday morning after multiple alarms were going off at the school

KIRKWOOD, Mo. — A man is facing several charges after breaking into a St. Louis County high school over the weekend.

Kirkwood police said officers responded to Kirkwood High School around 7 a.m. on Sunday after multiple alarms were going off inside the school.

As officers were inside of the school, they saw a man. After a brief foot pursuit, the man – identified as Kevin Morris – was arrested and charged.

According to charging documents, there was extensive damage to a safe and multiple doors at the building were damaged.

Numerous items were also missing from the school resource store and an officer saw those items stacked near an office door. According to the charging documents, the damages exceed $750.

Morris admitted he went into the school to steal items.

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges of second-degree burglary, first-degree property damage and attempted stealing on Morris. He’s being held on a $25,000 cash-only bond.

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