Region 8 Police: Over a thousand dollars worth of stuff stolen by juveniles

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Two juveniles have been arrested in Baxter County after police say they stole over a thousand dollars worth of property from a man.

According to the Baxter County Sheriff's Department, on December 18 a man hired two minors' ages 14 and 17 to do some clean-up work on his property on Rustic Road, but later found several items missing.

Police say the juveniles took about 140 collector coins, three necklaces, a diamond pendant, and other items valued at over $1,200.

The grandparent of one of the juveniles learned of the stolen items and arranged for their return. Both juveniles are charged with theft of property a class D felony and have been turned over to the Baxter County Juvenile Services for processing.

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