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Shreveport police arrest four suspected burglars

Clyde McConnell, 17 (Source: Shreveport Police Department) Clyde McConnell, 17 (Source: Shreveport Police Department)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Four teens are facing charges after police say they broke into an East Shreveport home Thursday.

Police say just after 12 p.m. they were called to a home in the 6200 block of Dillingham Avenue about a robbery in progress. When police arrived to the scene, hey saw four suspects running from the home. The teens were caught after a short chase.

Police arrested 17-year-old Clyde McConnell and three teens ages 14 through 15.

The two homeowners told police they were inside when a teen rang their doorbell. The homeowners did not answer, and the four teens went to the back of the home where they came in through a window. It was then that the homeowners left their home and called police.

Police were able to link evidence found at the home to the teens. Police also found some of the stolen property on one of the teens.

McConnell was taken to Shreveport City Jail, and the other teens were taken to Caddo Juvenile Detention Center. They were each charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling. Detectives are working to determine if they are responsible for any other crimes in the area.

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