Atlantic City police arrested two 17-year-old boys for allegedly breaking into a home Saturday.

The incident occurred at 9:26 p.m. on the 1100 block of Monroe Avenue, police said. The juveniles – who are both from Atlantic City – used a chair to break into the home but nothing was stolen.

A witness saw the two teens leave the house and identified the suspects to police.

Both juveniles were charged with burglary and released to their parents pending a court date.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at 609-347-5766. Information can be texted to TIP411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous. Information can also be called into Crimestoppers at 609-652-1234.

Joel Landau

Senior copy editor for the Press of Atlantic City. Have worked as a reporter, copy editor and news editor with the paper since 1985. A graduate of the University of Delaware.

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