7-year-old and 16-year-old accused of breaking into cars

2:39 PM, Jul 31, 2012   |    comments
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Belleville, IL (KSDK) - A 7-year-old and a 16-year-old were taken into custody Sunday morning.

Police were called to the 1300 block of Frank Scott Parkway just after 12:30 a.m. in Belleville after a passerby heard glass breaking and saw two people breaking into two vehicles.

The witness then saw them leave the area.

When police arrived at the scene they found the two suspects and took them into custody. Items from the vehicle and a handgun were recovered close to the suspects.

The 7-year-old was released to his mother.

The 16-year-old was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.


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