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Three boys, 12-13, arrested for burglary of Dollar General

Three juveniles, ages 12-13, were arrested for burglary after allegedly breaking into a Dollar General store.

Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a commercial burglar alarm just before midnight Thursday, and two males were in the parking lot of the Middle Georgia Rescue Mission shaking a rectangular object that turned out to be a cash register, according to a news release.

After a brief foot chase, the two suspects surrendered. A third male, who apparently was involved, was found near the store.

The video surveillance footage from the store was reviewed and all three suspects were seen in the video, the release said. The suspects took food and other items from the store after breaking the window of the business.

After issuing them a date to appear in Juvenile Court, the three boys were returned into the custody of the Georgia Industrial Children’s Home where they had run away from, the release said.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

Linda S. Morris: 478-744-4223, @MidGaBiz

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