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Heating oil theft reported at Edna Bay School

Sometime over the Presidents Day holiday, someone stole about $100 worth of heating oil from Edna Bay School.

Alaska State Troopers in Klawock were told of the theft early Wednesday morning. According to Troopers, the crime occurred sometime between midnight Monday and 6:30 Tuesday morning.

The investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Troopers in Klawock.

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