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Burglars arrested on Macon pawn shop roof

Macon police arrested two people on the roof of a Mercer University Drive pawn shop early this morning.

Officer Gregory Ussery heard the burglar alarm at Macon Gun and Pawn 3338 Mercer University Drive at about 3:30 a.m. and found one person part of the way inside the business and another person was on the roof, according to a news release from the Macon Police Department.

"One guy was partially hanging from the ceiling," Sgt. Melanie Hofmann said.

Police arrested 20-year-old Joshua Demarco Scott and a 16-year-old whose name was withheld. Both were charged with burglary.

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