Teen arrested for Muscatine burglaries

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Prison bars (MGN)

A 16-year-old suspect was arrested in connection with several burglaries in Muscatine, Iowa.

Police said they received a report of a burglary in progress Thursday, July 5, 2012.  They set up a perimeter around the area of the 600 block of Roscoe Avenue, and eventually found a suspect near West 11th and Fuller streets.

The suspect is a 16-year-old boy.

Police said the teen had burglary tools on him when he was arrested. 

The teen is charged with one count of third-degree burglary, two counts of attempted third-degree burglary and one count of possession of burglary tools. 

Anyone with information about recent burglaries in and around Muscatine is asked to contact Muscatine Police at (563) 263-9922, extension 608.  Your information can remain anonymous.