TAKOMA PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Takoma Park Police Department arrested a 19-year-old and a 17-year-old in connection with a burglary that happened Friday morning.
Police said Alex Moran, 19, of Takoma Park, Md. and a 17-year-old male of Silver Spring, Md. were both arrested and are being charged with first degree burglary, malicious destruction of property, and theft over $1,000.
The burglary happened around 11:47 a.m. in the 100 block of Ritchie Avenue in Takoma Park, police said.
The two suspects were spotted running through backyards towards Takoma Park Middle School, authorities said.
According to the investigation, Moran kept the lookout while the teenager broke the window of the home and unlocked the door.
Property was taken, police said.
Police say the two suspects may have been involved in other burglaries in the area.