San Jose police arrest suspect in preschool vandalism

Monday, May 15, 2017 05:28PM
San Jose police arrested Leticia Tavares Monila for allegedly vandalizing Tomorrow Montessori Preschool on Thursday, May 4, 2017. (Photo by SJPD)
SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose police have arrested a suspect involved in a burglary and vandalism at Tomorrow Montessori preschool.

The suspect, identified as Leticia Tavares Monila, reportedly forced entry into the school by breaking a window. Police say she then vandalized the property and took items.

The estimated damage to the school is approximately $10,000. The school was forced to shut down for repairs, which affected over 115 students and community members.

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