Stolen school bus recovered in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Myrtle Beach Police are looking for the person who stole a Horry County Schools bus over the weekend, drove it through a fence and parked it at the intersection of 37th Avenue North and Oak Street.

Ella Faulk, Horry County Schools' supervisor of special needs transportation, called police Sunday when she found the 1990 International Bus 3700 parked at the intersection. Faulk told officers the bus was parked between Myrtle Beach High School and Myrtle Beach Middle School around 4:15 p.m. Friday. Faulk said the keys for the bus were hidden inside and the bus was left unlocked at the time.

Over the weekend, someone took the bus. Investigators believe it was driven through a fence in the 600 block of 36th Avenue North and then left at the intersection.

The bus sustained $10,000 worth of damage. Faulk returned the bus to the high school.

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