VINELAND — City police on Friday arrested three juveniles who allegedly slashed 32 tires and a pool liner around the 1800 block of North West Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday.
The juveniles — two 14-year-olds and a 15-year-old — all admitted their involvement in the incidents and the use of knives to cause the damage, police said.
The juveniles are charged with criminal mischief, possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon and theft, police said. Police said they also charged the teenagers in connection with the theft of two bicycles.
One 14-year-old will be held in the Cumberland County Juvenile Detention Center, police said. The other two teenagers will be released into the custody of their parents, they said.
According to police, the damage and thefts occurred between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10 p.m. Thursday. There are 28 victims, they said.
Police said Patrolman Justin Selby was able to arrest the three juveniles after talking to “numerous victims and witnesses.”
Authorities said they recovered two knives allegedly used to slash the tires and cut the pool liner, and also the pair of stolen bicycles.
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