Thieves break into PAW shelter overnight

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG
PCC EDITOR

FORT MADISON – The Lee County Sheriff’s department is investigating a break-in at PAW animal shelter in Fort Madison overnight.

According to PAW Director Sandy Brown, said security camera cables were cut and the entrance was broken into.

She said the suspect(s) broke into the facility after damaging the security system and stole the safe.

“Anyone who has written us a check in the last two weeks should contact their bank,” Brown said in a message to Pen City Current Friday morning.

Brown said it doesn’t appear any of the animals were hurt or taken during the break-in.

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