San Jose police arrest suspect in preschool vandalism

San Jose police arrested Leticia Tavares Monila for allegedly vandalizing Tomorrow Montessori Preschool on Thursday, May 4, 2017. (Photo by SJPD)

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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