2011-08-25 / Police Reports

Shovel Used To Enter Building

Two juveniles from Hagerstown, Md., reportedly used a shovel to break into a building on Camp Meeting Road over the weekend

Pennsylvania State Police said the 14-year- old boys rode their bicycles to the Brush Creek Township building on Sunday, August 21, at 7 p.m. A shovel was used to break out a window to gain access to the building belonging to a 75-year-old Jefferson, Md., man. Damage to the interior of the facility has been estimated at between $20,000 and $30,000.

The juveniles will be charged with burglary and criminal mischief, stated police, who added a passerby observed the crime in progress and was able to to detain the boys until troopers arrived.

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