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Janitor Accused Of Classroom Thefts In Bensalem

BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) — A janitor in Bucks County was arrested after police say he stole over $300 from various classrooms.

David Leighton, of Langhorne, Pa., turned himself into police on Monday and is facing theft charges.

Leighton, a part time custodian for the Bensalem School District, was charged with stealing about $335.00 from various classrooms at Shafer Middle School on November 5th and November 8th.

Investigators say Leighton stole coins that were taped to 3 x 5 cards that were used for special needs students who were being instructed on identifying different coin denominations. Leighton tore the coins from the cards and stole the money, leaving the cards behind.

Some of the money was raised by students for donations and upcoming events.

Leighton was arraigned and released on $5,000 bail pending a court hearing.


One Comment

  1. whataloser says:

    What a horrible person! How can u steal from special needs children? Hope he gets what he deserves! Hey Judge! Throw the book at him!

  2. FED UP says:

    this is just another day for this house that he lives in. Middletown PD is on Winter Avenue all of the time, for years, and it never changes. this small street suffers greatly due to these 13 people living in this house, the hard working neighbors are fed up. maybe now things will change….but everyone knows it wont.

    welcome to our world.

  3. ZZBAR says:

    I know where he got $335.00 of his bail money.

    1. Anonymous says:

      LOL So do I. What a jerk to steal not just from kids, but from special needs kids. His punishment should be to be locked in a room with all of those special needs kids all armed with aluminum baseball bats. I’m just saying.

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