Police: 2 boys arrested in theft, arson at Wichita home

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy have been arrested after police say they stole items from a Wichita residence and set the garage door on fire.

According Wichita police Sgt. Brian Sigman, officers responded to a home at 2 a.m. Saturday. Police say they found the boys in the area with the items missing from the home, including a machete.

Sigman said the suspects used gasoline that was in the garage to set the door on fire the night before the robbery.

The Wichita Eagle reports both boys were arrested on suspicion of burglary and arson.

 

 

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