PITTSFIELD -- Pittsfield police are searching for two males who broke into Pittsfield High School Friday night. The police received a report of two males with hoodies seen walking in the high school on East Street at about 10:30 p.m. Friday evening, Pittsfield Police Sgt. Mark Trapani said.

A witness confronted the two alleged burglars, who ran off across the street through the parking lot of the Department of Motor Vehicles, Trapani said. A more detailed description of the perpetrators was not available.

The two individuals are believed to have broken into the school by smashing in a window, Trapani said. There was no immediate word if any items were taken. The case remains under investigation.

The break-in follows one which occurred early Thursday morning at St. Joseph Central High School, where a window was smashed in and the perpetrators are believed to have moved a metal cross, though nothing was believed to have been stolen.

On Wednesday night, there was also a break-in through a smashed window at the Nook and Cranny diner on East Street, where an undisclosed amount of money was taken.

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