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Janitor Accused Of Classroom Thefts In Bensalem

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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.

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