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Thief crawls through window to steal tools from garage

Someone broke into a city-owned garage and stole more than $3,000 in tools early Monday morning.

The thief broke off a metal grate around a window at the Joslyn Place building, smashed the window and crawled inside, according to a police report.

A city employee told police the incident at the building near Austin Street and Military Road occurred sometime between 1 and 7 a.m. Grates around other windows were damaged, according to the report.