Police: 78 computers stolen from Maine school

Posted Nov. 04, 2010, at 6:18 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Police say thieves stole 78 new computers worth $60,000 from a Portland school that was under construction.

Authorities say the Apple computers still in their boxes were swiped from the Ocean Avenue School between midnight and 2 a.m. Thursday.

The computers were being stored in a room while the school was under construction.

Portland police are asking anyone with information about the crime to contact them by phone, the department’s web page or text message.