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Police Apprehend Olin Laptop Thief

Kelsey McBean, the son of Tompkins County legislator Leslyn McBean-Clairborne (D-1st Ward), was arrested Wednesday for attempting to steal a laptop from Olin Library, according to the Cornell University Police crime log. At 5:35 p.m. Tuesday, McBean sprinted from the library with the stolen laptop, entering McGraw clock tower. According to one witness, he was seen carrying a knife. Police removed McBean from the tower approximately 20 minutes later and he was referred to Ithaca City Court, according to the crime log. Legislator McBean-Clairborne is the director of the Greater Ithaca Activities Center.