Teens arrested for breaking into West Seattle schools

Two teenagers, ages 14 and 15, were arrested on June 27 after they were caught red-handed burglarizing Highland Park Elementary by police.

According to the Seattle Police Department, the teens had smashed a window to gain access to the building shortly before 11 p.m. Police were alerted and responded to the elementary with their K-9 units and found the young crooks hiding under some playground equipment.

Police recovered, "a Nook e-reader, a CD player, camera, backpack, cellphones, phone charger, microphones, walkie talkies and speakers, all stolen from inside the school."

One of the suspects then told police he had burglarized Sanislo Elementary earlier in the evening.

The juveniles were arrested and booked at the Youth Service Center before being released to their parents custody, for what was likely a not-very-fun car ride home.

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