Alleged Northwoods School Robber Identified

By KBJR News 1

Alleged Northwoods School Robber Identified

October 17, 2012 Updated Oct 17, 2012 at 5:27 PM CDT

Cook, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- The man taken into custody Wednesday as a suspect in the Northwoods School robbery has been identified and charged.

27-year-old Merle Edward Leecy Jr was formally charged in St. Louis County District Court in Hibbing with two felony counts including Burglary in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Damage in the 1st Degree along with a misdemeanor count of Theft in connection to the burglary.

Leecy's first appearance in court is set for October 18. His bail has been set at $10,000.

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