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Two juveniles arrested for burglary in Valdosta

Posted at 2:25 PM, Jan 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-24 14:25:04-05

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) — Two juveniles were arrested for after police say they were caught breaking into a local business in Valdosta.

Patrol officers with the Valdosta Police Department responded to the area of West Magnolia Street searching for juveniles that had been reported missing on Thursday around 1:39 a.m.

During the investigation, officers came across a business in the 500 block of West Street that had been burglarized.

VPD says officers found bicycles at the business that belonged to the missing juveniles.

Police say the two juveniles were caught breaking into the business.

One of the juveniles left scene prior to officers arrival and the other was detained and turned over to the Department of Juvenile Justice for burglary.

The juveniles were identified as two 12-year-old and 15-year-old boys.