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11-, 13- and 14-year-olds accused of breaking into house

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Four kids, ranging in age from 11 to 14 years old, face criminal charges in connection with a home burglary in Dixon, Illinois.

Police said they were called to a possible break-in at a home in the 800 block of Madison Avenue just after 3 p.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013.

Officers said they caught four juveniles after the kids ran from the back of the house.

A 13-year-old boy, a 14-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl were arrested and charged with residential burglary, criminal damage to property over $500 and criminal trespass to a residence.  The three were held in a juvenile facility in Peoria.

An 11-year-old girl was also charged with criminal trespass to a residence.  She was arrested and later released to her parents.

Police did not indicate whether anything had been taken from the home.