Juveniles Charged with Entering Autos
LaGrange Police have arrested two juveniles who allegedly entered multiple vehicles at a local apartment complex overnight on Friday.
Ovcers with the La Grange Police Department were called to investigate the incident around 3 a.m. Saturday morning when a group of juveniles were spotted entering cars at the Mallard Lake Apartments Old Airport Road.
When police arrived, 3-4 juveniles were seen running from the scene. Ovcers
were quickly able to apprehend one of the suspects,
identified as a 15-year-old
juvenile. A second juvenile, age 13, was subsequently captured as he tried to enter a residence, but the other juveniles were not located.
During the investigation, ovcers learned that four ju venile male subjects entered multiple vehicles in the parking lot of the apartment complex.
Police say the younger juvenile claimed they were simply playing football and
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they ran because they were scared of police, but
ovcers note that he also
initially provided a false name, refuse to identify his parents, and neither juvenile had a football in their possession.
The juveniles were later
charged with five counts of
Entering Auto and released to their guardians pending future juvenile court dates.
Police are still looking to identify the other two suspects and this incident remains under investigation.
If anyone has any information on this incident, please contact the La-Grange Police Department at 706-883-2603. Anonymous tips can be submitted to the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. Tips can also be submitted through the LaGrange Police Department’s Facebook page.
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