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      Man arrested in Beaufort school burglary case

      BEAUFORT, S.C. (WCIV) - One personhas been arrested in a Beaufort County school burglaryinvestigation, and deputies are searching for another man.

      According to the sheriff'soffice, 21-year-old Cody Auvil Perkins was arrested in Jasper County.He was wanted on two counts of second-degree burglary for a pair of schoolbreak-ins.

      Deputies say Perkins broke intothe Lady's Island Middle School on Sept. 21, and a day later broke intoCoosa Elementary School.

      Surveillance video capturedPerkins and another man breaking into the elementary school and forcing theirway inside a vending machine and cash register to steal money, a report states.

      Perkins is being held at the Beaufort County Detention Center.

      Police and deputies are stillinvestigating the two break-ins.

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