A report of an attempted break-in at Hughson City Hall turned out to be unfounded.
Police Chief Janet Rasmussen said Monday that investigators looked into the matter after city staff found a scuff mark near the handle of the city's vault last week. But they determined the mark wasn't made by a marauder trying to get access to Hughson's valuables; a city employee had tried to use the wrong key to get into the vault.
"It's actually a room that contains old records," Rasmussen said.
There's no money in the room. Rasmussen said her department looked over recordings from security cameras and found nothing amiss.
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The city has been in turmoil over the past several months, with a recall effort following a civil grand jury finding that three councilmen broke the law and a reported break-in at City Hall in October that turned out to be unfounded.