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River Falls bowling alley burglarized over weekend

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news Ellsworth, 54011
Pierce County Herald
715-273-4335 customer support
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

A window found shattered may have been how an intruder got inside St. Croix Lanes bowling alley before dawn Saturday, April 20. However, the culprit hasn't been caught yet.

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Officers were notified by an alarm company before 5 a.m. about a possible break in.

They set up a perimeter to search the bowling alley and the outside area, including nearby woods.

Footprints in the snow were tracked to the Kinnickinnic River. A sheriff's deputy and his police dog assisted.

Key evidence at the crime scene, including a pellet pistol, was recovered.

Only some cash and change from a fundraising jar was stolen from the bowling alley. Furniture and other things were knocked to the floor near a cash register.

Video surveillance of this incident is being reviewed. The case is under investigation.

Call police at 715-525-0909 if you have leads.

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