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Manual players' items stolen during game at Eastern

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Players and coaches stayed after the game to meet with Metro Police officers, who took reports on the stolen items. Players and coaches stayed after the game to meet with Metro Police officers, who took reports on the stolen items.
Players became aware of the thefts during the game, and coaches from both teams met at the end of the game to make sure things would remain calm in the post-game handshake line. Players became aware of the thefts during the game, and coaches from both teams met at the end of the game to make sure things would remain calm in the post-game handshake line.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  Manual High School football players had their belongings stolen from their locker room during Friday's victory at Eastern, according to Louisville Metro police.

Officers took reports from 20 victims, who reported cell phones, headsets, cash and shoes stolen from the locker room inside an auxiliary gym at Eastern High School.

Three players had their items returned by midnight police said. Someone also slashed one car's tires in the parking lot during the game.

Metro police were questioning several teenagers late Friday night, although they had not made any arrests in the case as of midnight.

One Manual player told WAVE 3 News he was missing a cell phone and more than $100 cash.

Players and coaches stayed after the game to meet with Metro Police officers, who took reports on the stolen items.

Players became aware of the thefts during the game, and coaches from both teams met at the end of the game to make sure things would remain calm in the post-game handshake line.

Manual won the game, 54-7.

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