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Seek Intruder Of Marinette School
The Marinette Police Department is seeking information from the public regarding an incident of an intruder Monday afternoon, Nov. 12, at the Merryman Elementary School, according to Sgt. Bruce Furst. Anyone with information can call the department at 715-732-5200.
Sgt. Furst reported police officers were dispatched to the school at 3:38 p.m. for a report of an unauthorized person in the school which was not in session as classes were dismissed at noon.
A female member of the cleaning crew came across a person who immediately fled out a window of the closed school. The intruder was described as possibly a male, wearing camouflage clothing and a black and white mask. The intruder was 5-feet 2-inches to 5-feet 4-inches tall with a skinny build.
The Marinette County Sheriff Department also responded with a K-9 which tracked the intruder southbound for several blocks before losing the trial. The K-9 also did a complete interior search of the school. Officers performed a complete exterior search of the building to ensure all windows and doors were locked.
It is not known how the intruder entered the school as there are electronic lock security locks on the doors.
Classes resumed at the normal time on Tuesday, Nov. 13.