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Burglar interrupted during break-in at St. Johns Sundance body shop

Posted at 11:20 AM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-18 11:20:44-04

Monday night in St. Johns, police responded to a burglary in process.

It was at the Sundance Chevrolet Body Shop on Higham St.

It happened around 10:57 p.m.

When officers arrived they noticed the front door of the business had been forced open.

They saw the suspect running from the area and were able to take him into custody.

They aren't releasing his name at this time, however, they are saying he is a 17-year-old from St. Johns.

He is currently at the Clinton Co. Jail charged with breaking and entering.

"The department would like to thank the alert citizen who noticed the suspect attempting to break into the building and reported the situation to Central Dispatch."