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Police: Man tries to steal school laptops, hits principal

Posted: 12:25 PM, Oct 11, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-11 12:34:06-04
BPD: Man steals from school, hits principal
BPD: Man steals from school, hits principal

A Jamestown man is facing burglary, assault and harassment charges after Buffalo Police say he tried to steal laptops from a Buffalo Public School, and hit the principal who tried to stop him.

Police say 51-year-old John Bish attempted to steal the laptops from PS 33 Bilingual Center on Elk Street in Buffalo.

Police arrested Bish Tuesday. He is charged with burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and third-degree assault and second-degree harassment.