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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A house on Youngstown's east side built for a family in need falls victim to theft.

Youngstown police reports say thieves broke into a completed Habitat for Humanity home on Rutledge Drive.

Habitat officials report that appliances, carpeting and doors were taken from the home.

 The theft was discovered on Thursday when a neighbor noticed a basement screen laying against the house.

A spokesperson for the non-profit organization say the house sat empty while a family was waiting for final approval before moving in.

The interior of the house will be repaired so the new family can take up residence there.

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