2nd Suspect Arrested In Richland Home Invasion
RICHLAND (KDKA) — Northern Regional Police have arrested a second suspect following Monday’s home invasion in Richard Township.
Northern Police Chief Robert Amann told KDKA-TV that 18-year old Leo Nealon of Middlesex Township, Butler County, was arrested at his home without incident.
Police say Nealon and a juvenile face charges of robbery and conspiracy.
The pair broke into a home off Sandy Hill Road kicking in the front door, after first trying to get into a side door.
The house sits in a wooded area a few hundred feet off the road. Chief Amann thinks the two teens were after electronic items.
The juvenile was quickly arrested as he was exiting the house. A 17-year old who was home from school at the time ran outside when he heard the noises and called 911, providing police with a description of the two burglars.
Police have not said if the teenager who was home was acquainted with the two suspects. The two teens fled the house empty handed.
Stay with KDKA for the latest developments.
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