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Two teens arrested after report of Hamilton theft in progress

Hamilton police have arrested two teens, after being called about an alleged break-and-enter in progress.
Hamilton police have arrested two teens, after being called about an alleged break-and-enter in progress. File / Global News

Hamilton police say they have caught two young thieves in the act.

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Shortly after 11:30 a.m. Monday, police say they received a call for a break-and-enter in progress in the area of Julian Avenue and Barton Street East.

Police quickly responded, and say they arrived at the home just in time to see two suspects escaping through a basement window.

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A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy were arrested for break-and-enter.

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