Teens charged with breaking into Clarksville home

Teens charged with breaking into Clarksville home (Image 1)
Teens charged with breaking into Clarksville home (Image 1)

Clarksville police arrested two minors after it was discovered they had broken into a home early Tuesday evening.

Police were called to a home in the 600 block of Cleveland Drive after a neighbor reported two unknown males outside the residence.

The caller reported one of the males was attempting to break into a vehicle parked in the driveway, while the other was standing near the home's garage door.

Upon their arrival, police observed a truck had been damaged by someone trying to pry open the door.  

Officers also discovered the residence and a shed had also been broken into.

The teens were taken into custody a short time later. During an interview with police, it was determined the 14-year-old had tried to break into the parked truck and had made entry into the home. The 17-year-old had also been involved in making entry into the home.

The teens told police were the stolen items were stashed. The property has since been recovered.

The 14-year-old is charged with aggravated burglary and criminal attempt to commit burglary. The 17-year-old is charged with aggravated burglary.

The juveniles have since been released to their parents.

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