Theft of school bus batteries investigated

OCEAN SPRINGS -- Police today are investigating the theft of school bus batteries from the Ocean Springs School District's barn on Hanley Road.

Charles Lee, the school district's transportation supervisor, said two batteries each were taken from three of the buses. Luckily, he said, the school district had a few spare buses in the yard when they discovered the thefts about 5:30 a.m. today. Students still made it to school on time, Lee said.

Anyone with information should call the Ocean Springs Police Department at 875-2211.