Teenage thug charged in Lake County burglary

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A teenage thug tossed behind bars after burglarizing a Lake County home.

It happened on July 7th around 11:30PM on Dorchester Road in Painesville Township.

Police say the 17-year-old entered the home through an unlocked window, and swiped a laptop, two firearms, ammunition and $300 dollars. The punk also pocketed a couple bottles of booze.

The homeowner was able to identify the teenage suspect. Cops tracked him down a short time later, and a full confession was obtained.

The teen has been charged with burglary.

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