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Someone entered a construction area at Simle Middle School, stealing some tools from inside the building. Entry, which was discovered Monday morning, was made through a window covered with plastic.

Two schools in Bismarck were the scenes of what police say were seemingly unrelated incidents discovered Monday morning. 

Bismarck Police Sgt. Mark Buschena said someone attempted to break into a storage shed behind South Central High School. Someone also broke a window to a school room there. It's unknown what may be missing.

Between 8 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 a.m. Monday at Simle Middle School, someone also entered a construction site at the school through an east window.

A contractor is missing a $170 angle grinder and a $300 power distribution box. 

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