Two Norwalk, Connecticut, teens are facing charges after trying to steal 22 laptops from Kendall Elementary School early Thursday morning.
According to police, the school’s burglary alarm went off around 4 a.m. Officers arrived on school grounds to find burglary tools and a shopping left under an open window.
Police caught 18-year-old Makenzie Pellini and 19-year-old Matthew White trying to leave the school with 22 laptops, cash and other stolen items. Prior to entering the school, the pair broke into and stole from a car on Fillow Street, according to police.
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The teens were both charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree larceny, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia within 1500 feet of a school, second-degree criminal trespass and conspiracy in connection with the school burglary.
They were additionally charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree larceny and conspiracy in the car burglary.
They were held on $15,000 bond. White appeared in court today and Pellini is due before a judge Oct. 10.