- Associated Press - Friday, October 2, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy has been accused of breaking into a Birmingham elementary schools and stealing two cell phones.

Birmingham Lt. Sean Edwards tells local media that officers were investigating a reported burglary at Wylam Elementary School on Wednesday night when they saw the unidentified boy leaving the school.

Authorities say the boy took two cell phones and a Bluetooth ear piece from one of the school offices.

Police say the boy had left a window unlocked in the school earlier that day so he could get back in after hours.

The boy has been arrested and charged with third-degree burglary. He was released into the custody of his guardian.


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