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Teens accused of councilwoman burglary

Dec. 6, 2010 at 1:05 PM   |   Comments

ATLANTA, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Police in Atlanta said they arrested four teenagers for crimes including the burglary of a city councilwoman's house.

Investigators said the two 14-year-olds and two 15-year-olds were arrested after police received a call about a suspicious vehicle and the teens were found in the car with some stolen property belonging to Councilwoman Cleta Winslow, WSB-TV, Atlanta, reported Monday.

Police said three of the juveniles, whose names were not released, are believed to have gang affiliations.

Winslow, who said she has been preparing to host a crime awareness workshop at police headquarters, said her home was burglarized while she slept Saturday. She said stolen items included her ID and a plasma-screen TV.

The four teenagers were charged with burglary and auto theft.

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