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Orchard Park boys, 14, arrested in overnight incidents

Two 14-year-old boys were arrested early Sunday in separate incidents in Orchard Park, town police reported.

Officers responded about 1:15 a.m. to Orchard Park Middle School on South Lincoln Avenue after an alarm was activated, police said in a news release. Officers and maintenance personnel found evidence the building had been entered and police began a foot pursuit with a juvenile who was caught in a wooded lot nearby, according to the release.

The youth's parents were notified and he was charged with second-degree burglary, petit larceny, fifth-degree possession of stolen property and possession of burglar's tools.

About three hours later, a Hodson Road resident called police to report footprints in the snow around his vehicles in the driveway. Officers tracked the footprints to a residence on Milestrip Road where a youth admitted to taking items from at least one vehicle, police said.

He was charged with petit larceny and fifth-degree possession of stolen property and released to his parents on an appearance ticket.

Anyone who suspects their car was entered is asked to call Orchard Park Police at 662-6444.

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