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Stolen circuit breakers cut power to O.C. elementary school

Hours before students were headed back for their first week of school, at least one thief stole 15 circuit breakers, cutting power to West Orange Elementary School early Monday, police said.

An alarm at the Orange school was triggered about 12:20 a.m. in the 200 block of Bush Street, police said. A security guard responded minutes later and witnessed a man running away.

The circuit breakers are estimated at a total value of $450 to $750, Orange police said.

Nothing else was taken, police said.

"It's too speculative to say what those guy's actual intentions are," said Sgt. Fred Lopez, spokesman for Orange police.

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