400 iPads Stolen From Indiana High School (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

August 8, 2013 Updated Aug 8, 2013 at 4:12 PM EST

FARMERSBURG, Ind. (21Alive) -- Authorities in Farmersburg are investigating after thousands of dollars worth of equipment was stolen from a high school.

According to police, more than 400 iPads were stolen from North Central High School. In addition to the iPads, thieves also got away with charging kits and computer monitors.

Indiana State Police are involved in the investigation and are hoping evidence will lead them to an arrest.

"Employees from the tech department came in to come to work and discovered that the window had been smashed out to the tech lab and discovered that the iPads and several other items had been missing," Mark Baker, Superintendent said.

The equipment was valued at more than $200,000. The school had planned to use the iPads as textbooks.

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