Citizen's tip lands two juveniles in jail on attempted B&E charges

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) - A phone call from a concerned citizen lands two 16 year old Forrest City males behind bars.

According to the Forrest City Police Department, an anonymous caller contacted police around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday morning. The caller notified police that two subjects were attempting to break into a home on Laney Drive. The caller gave officers a detailed description of the subjects and after a brief search for the two, police found the teens hiding behind 315 Beach Grove Drive.

The two male, juvenile offenders were taken into custody by the FCPD and charged with Criminal Attempted Residential Burglary and Breaking or Entering. The house was also reported to have an attempted burglary on January 23, 2012.

The two teens were both charged as adults and placed in the St. Francis County Jail. One of the teens is currently out on bond from a previous adult felony charge. The second teen was additionally charged as an adult with Criminal Attempt Commercial Burglary in connection with the attempted burglary of Broadway Grocery on January 19, 2012.

Not only were the teens arrested but one of the teen's parents was charged with Neglect of a Minor Resulting in Delinquency.

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