Police: 17-year-old arrested after alleged attempted burglary to a vehicle

Published: Oct. 23, 2023 at 3:41 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 23, 2023 at 3:42 PM CDT
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PEORIA (25News Now) - A 17-year-old was arrested for alleged attempted burglary to a vehicle.

Peoria Police spokesperson Semone Roth says officers were called at around 2:56 a.m. Saturday to the 4000 block of North Columbus for a report of two men trying to break into a vehicle.

One of the men ran away after the vehicle owner confronted them, but the 17-year-old stayed until police arrived.

He was arrested for attempted motor vehicle theft and possession of burglary tools.

He was taken to the juvenile detention center.