PATTEN-State Police are trying to find the crooks who burglarized the Patten Recreation Center.
Employees arrived for work Monday to discover someone had forced their way inside and caused considerable damage.
A number of items were also stolen including money.
The loss is expected to be worth about $4 thousand dollars.
Police say this was the second time in recent months the center has been burglarized.
Anyone with information that will help in the investigation is urged to contact the State Police in Houlton.