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River Falls bowling alley burglarized over weekend

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.

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.