Columbus police investigate several break-ins

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM)  - The Columbus Police Department is investigating several weekend burglaries.

The first burglary occurred at Kendrick High School on Georgetown Drive.

We're told a Columbus Police officer was patrolling the area around the school and saw two black men running and jumping the fence at the back of the school near the bus loading dock.

Officers discovered that the computer room and a classroom had been burglarized.

The Lewis Jones grocery store on 13th Street was burglarized Saturday morning around 3:30.

Police say a suspect wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, black pants and white shoes used a water meter cover to break one of the supermarket's windows.

The suspect got away with $500 worth of cigarette cartons.

And sometime between Saturday night at closing and Sunday afternoon, Ray Jewelers and Motorsports on River Road was targeted by burglars.

According to police, the suspect or suspects broke the lock off the business door and tore down a surveillance camera inside -- taking out the memory card.

It's not known at this time what all was taken.

If you have any information on any of these crimes, please call Columbus Police.

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