ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Three people broke into Englewood High School early Sunday and caused several thousand dollars of damage.
The Englewood Fire Department received a water pressure alarm signaling that water was running at the school at 1:41 a.m. on Sunday.READ MORE: Park Hill Residents File Lawsuit Against Safe Outdoor Space For Homeless In Church Parking Lot
According to police, when emergency workers arrived they found that someone had broken into a computer room and the band room, where they set several small fires.READ MORE: Busy Friday Night In Downtown Denver Could Signal Trend Toward Post-Pandemic Life
“Obviously we have damage to music, we have damage to furniture in there. The walls had been freshly painted and the new acoustic tiles had just been put in. Everything was brand new and now we have to kind of start from scratch,” Superintendent Brian Ewert said.
Surveillance video from the school shows three males who appear to be in their 20s doing the damage. Police may release the video later on Monday.MORE NEWS: Colorado's Comeback: Moviegoers Return To Regal Theatres Amid COVID Safety Protocols
A spokeswoman for the Englewood School District, Julie McGinley, said that both Englewood High School and Englewood Leadership Academy, which are housed in the same building, were closed on Monday.