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POLICE: Marilla teen breaking into home caught

Posted at 8:07 AM, Feb 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 08:07:06-05

A 17-year-old from Marilla was arrested after Erie County Sheriff's deputies say he was trying to break into a house on Clinton Street when the homeowner caught him.

Police say once the teen was noticed, he ran away from the home and the homeowner called 911.  Erie County Sheriff's deputies and K9s searched the area, and tracked the teenager down.  Police say the teen lived down the street from the home he was trying to break into. 

The teen is charged with Attempted Burglary and Attempted Criminal Trespass.  His name has not been released.  He was taken to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.