This is disgraceful — good news (if there is a silver lining to burglary) is that it was about money (and not a political motive) (plus some lessons for the AP)

NOTE to the AP-FL person who put the term “robbed” in the headline:  an office is BURGLARIZED, not robbed.  People are robbed.  Places are burglarized.  

Also, there is a grammatical error in the body of the article.  It should read “…NONE …WAS…”   None takes the singular and hence “WERE” is not grammatically correct.  

As for the burglary itself?  It is disgraceful but fortunately there is no reason to believe there was a political motivation since money was taken.

AP-FL: Obama Office Robbed

 

Obama headquarters in Fort Myers burglarized

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The headquarters for President Barack Obama’s campaign in Fort Myers has been burglarized, but detectives say only cash was taken.

Lee County detectives say none of the computers were stolen and there were no political statements or graffiti left behind. Authorities say the only thing missing is an envelope with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Deputies were called to the headquarters Sunday morning after an employee found the glass front door had been smashed and broken. Detectives are looking for a man seen on surveillance video at the time, calling him a person of interest.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office statement says anyone with information should call authorities. They may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

APTV 11-04-12 1355EST

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