PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University police are investigating the
theft of approximately $4,800 in property from White Hall. Many of these items
are antiques belonging to the WSU Apparel, Merchandising and Interior
Design Department.

The property includes a 40-year-old teakwood table, two antique oak desks, an
antique coffee grinder, an industrial grade sewing machine, a VCR and several
other items.

At this time it appears the thefts occurred between May 9 and May 15. The
apparel, merchandising and interior design department has been in the process
of moving to another building over the past two weeks.

Police do not believe that rooms were forcibly entered, and they continue to
investigate leads provided by staff and the public.

One of the more valuable items is described as a “collapsible” or “folding”
type table. It has two sections that are about 40-48 inches in length and are
square shaped. Each section can stand alone or can be attached to create a
larger table. The design is described as unique, with an estimated value of
$2,000.

Anyone having information or requesting more specific descriptions of the
items is asked to contact Detective/Sgt. Don Maupin at 509/335-6206.
Anonymous information will be accepted. Please refer to police case number
00-W1483.

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