Man Breaks Into Ag Park, Stolen Vehicle Recovered

COLUMBUS – The Sheriff’s office says a man attempted to steal cash and alcohol from Ag Park, but fled the scene after failing.

Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff says on Thursday at 6:30 a.m., the Sheriff’s office was called to Ag Park for a burglary.

Surveillance tape showed a man attempting to steal alcohol and cash from the building, and then fleeing after unsuccessfully removing any items, says Wemhoff.

A vehicle that was recently r reported stolen to Columbus Police was also recovered at the scene, and monetary loss is minimal, says Wemhoff.

Columbus Police and Nebraska State Patrol assisted in the investigation.

The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.

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