Bob Stoops' home burglarized
NORMAN, Okla. -- The home of Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops was robbed early Wednesday morning, police confirmed to ESPN.com.
The burglary occurred around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday while the Stoops family slept, according to Lieutenant Eric Lehenbauer of the Norman Police Department. Among the items stolen was a vehicle.
Police were called to the scene about 8:30 a.m. after the family discovered the burglary. Lehenbauer said there were no injuries. It wasn't immediately clear if Bob Stoops was home during the burglary. He and several Oklahoma players were in Wichita, Kan., on Wednesday night for an appearance at an OU Club of Wichita event.
"Coach Stoops and Carol appreciate the concern expressed for their family and appreciate the efforts of local authorities who are handling this matter," Oklahoma said in a statement Thursday.
The crime is being considered a first-degree burglary, and Lehenbauer said his department has leads it is following.
The Stoops family moved into the new home last year.
Information from The Associated Press was included in this report.
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