Deputies arrest 3 youths after reported Palmetto burgalry
PALMETTO -- Deputies arrested three 17-year-old boys Thursday morning after they were caught breaking into a home in Palmetto, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
At 9:11 a.m. Thursday, the three juveniles were seen breaking into the residence in the 500 block of 20th Street East while under surveillance, according to a news release. Confronted by a neighbor while inside the home, a report said the youths ran away.
Deputies set up and a perimeter and the teens were located. A short pursuit was witnessed by Palmetto residents on 17th Avenue West.
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Witnesses positively identified all three suspects and they were arrested, the report said.
The three youths are being held at the juvenile detention facility in Bradenton.