MANATEE -- Three teenagers are being charged with attempted burglary after witnesses say they tried to break into a Palmetto residence Wednesday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Three 16-year-olds worked together to try to kick in the front door to a residence in the 1900 block of 3rd Avenue West in Palmetto at noon on Wednesday, deputies said.
They failed to break down the door and enter the home and tried to run away when they were confronted, according to a release.
Police caught the suspects and they were positively identified by a witness, deputies said.
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