Two juvenile car thieves caught red handed

A 911 report about a boy jumping a fence and opening a door to a parking garage led to the arrest of two juvenile would be car thieves on May 23 in the 5400 block of Delridge Way SW.

The caller followed up by going to the garage and saw two boys breaking into a Toyota Matrix, starting it up and driving it backwards, hitting a fence.

When officers arrived they apprehended the suspects behind the Delridge Library. Witnesses positively identified the two suspects, and the 14- and 15-year-old suspects were arrested. They have been booked into the Youth Services Center.

We encourage our readers to comment. No registration is required. We ask that you keep your comments free of profanity and keep them civil. They are moderated and objectionable comments will be removed.