Investigators also said it appeared the two people had been “camping out in this building for some time” after police found rooms where they apparently slept.
The suspects, whose names were not released, are charged with theft by receiving and other related offenses, according to police. The department said GDOT officials were notified of the discovery Friday morning and have since secured the vacant building.
It’s not clear where the van was stolen or how long it had been missing.
In a statement, school district spokesperson Ronald Jones-Shields said: “Clayton County Public Schools is aware that a vehicle belonging to the school district has been located by local authorities. While the district is currently investigating how the vehicle was stolen from one of our properties, we extend our great appreciation to the officers who recovered the vehicle and thank them for keeping our community safe. As this is an ongoing investigation, no further information can be shared at this time.”
Clayton police said the investigation is ongoing.
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