Thieves Steal Toys For Tots Donations From Brownsville School
On Saturday, October 28, 2023, the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident at the old Brownville School, located at 7205 NW Highway 17. It breaks our hearts to report that the Toys for Tots collection, filled with gifts for local children, was targeted in a prior burglary.
The thieves forced their way into the building, causing damage to several doors. As a result, they made off with a significant amount of toys, including unique bicycles and Lego sets. The total value of these stolen items is estimated to be over $2,500.
Please take a moment to look at the attached photos for reference, although the actual packaging or items may vary. Now we need YOUR help! If you have any information regarding this case, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division at 863-993-4700.