Four boys, aged just 13 and 14, arrested after they were spotted breaking into a house in Desborough

“The four boys were returned home to their parents while we investigate this incident further” said police

Wednesday, 10th February 2021, 12:29 pm

Four boys, aged just 13 and 14, have been arrested by police after they were spotted breaking into a house in Desborough.

The youngsters were detained by officers following the incident at 2pm yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).

A passer-by raised the alarm after spotting intruders forcing their way into the property in Harrington Road, Desborough, through a window.

Four boys, aged just 13 and 14, have been arrested by police after they were spotted breaking into a house in Desborough.

The boys, three aged 13 and one aged 14, quickly gave themselves up to police who had surrounded the house backed up by a police dog.

Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant Ken Brown said: “This was a quick response following a call from a member of the public.

“I hope it reassures people that we are quick to react when a crime of this nature is reported to us.

“The four boys were returned home to their parents while we investigate this incident further.”

Sgt Brown added: “I hope they have learnt their lesson that it is not right to enter other people’s homes and that we will act swiftly to pursue anyone who does so.”