Teens arrested for attempted break-ins

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By Tom Wilmoth

On Monday, Aug. 11, at about 2 a.m., Bedford Police Department officers responded to an alarm at the Food Lion at 1515 Longwood Ave. in the city of Bedford.

On arrival, Sergeant Brian MacAlexander observed one subject dressed in black clothing walking across the parking lot. He stopped this person to talk to him, and observed another subject attempting to hide. He summoned another officer to assist.

After further investigation, the two subjects, who are juveniles ages 16 and 17, were arrested and charged with the following:

One count each of property damage at the Bedford Minute Market;

One count each of attempted breaking and entering Bedford Minute Market (1125 Longwood Ave.);

One count each of breaking and entering with intent to commit larceny at the Food Lion;

One count each of possession of burglary tools; and

Two counts each of petit larceny.

The investigation is continuing and further charges may result.