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6:02 AM Wed, Nov. 14th

Police: Man leaves behind gun and prescription bottle after break-in

KENSINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Police say a man was scared off by a custodian after trying to break into a New Hampshire school, then left behind a gun and a prescription bottle belonging to the owner of the car he had driven away in.

Police said the man, Derron Johnson, was later involved in a crash during a chase in Merrimac, Massachusetts, and arrested Thursday.

Kensington, New Hampshire, Police Chief Scott Sanders tells WMUR-TV (http://bit.ly/2pBsNMx) one of the officers had found a prescription bottle near the firearm that had the name of the registered owner of the vehicle.

Police in South Hampton, New Hampshire, also learned that someone had broken into the Barnard School

Johnson, of Agawam, Massachusetts, was scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Massachusetts. It wasn't immediately known if he had a lawyer.