New burglary, attempted break-ins in Milroy

MILROY — A second weekend burglary has been reported in Milroy, along with unsuccessful attempts to enter two other buildings, the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that took place at the Farmer’s Co-op Association in Milroy on Sunday evening or early Monday morning. According to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office, a person or persons forced open a door on the east side of the Co-op Association building, after unsuccessful attempts to gain entry through other points. Once inside, the burglar forced open an interior door and took a small amount of cash from the office.

There were also unsuccessful attempts to gain entry to the Milroy Public Works building and the Farmer’s Co-op C-Store, the Sheriff’s Office said.

An earlier burglary was reported at Milroy Public School, sometime between 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday, the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office said. In that incident, the burglar broke a window on the southwest side of the school on Prospect Street, and stole $40 in cash and several checks made out to the school for students’ milk money.

The Sheriff’s Office said the C-Store burglary and attempted burglaries are under investigation. People with information about the incidents are being asked to contact the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office.