2 teens caught break­ing into house

The Philippine Star - - METRO - – Ghio Ong

Two teenage boys were ar­rested for al­legedly try­ing to break into a house in Muntinlupa City last Tues­day, po­lice said yes­ter­day.

Hans dela Cruz, 18, and his 17-year-old com­pan­ion were ar­rested by watch­men of Barangay Pobla­cion in the house of Bernie Car­cosia along Burma street in the New Bili­bid Prison Reser­va­tion at around 5 a.m.

Car­cosia told po­lice he was sleep­ing in the liv­ing room of his house when he heard a noise and saw the sus­pects in his home.

The sus­pects ran out and away as Car­cosia gave chase. Car­cosia went to the barangay hall to seek help when he could not catch them.

Barangay watch­men and po­lice of­fi­cers from Po­lice Com­mu­nity Precinct 6 ar­rested the teenagers.

They con­fis­cated from Dela Cruz a nine-inch but­ter­fly knife or bal­isong. Dela Cruz is be­ing held at the city po­lice’s crim­i­nal in­ves­ti­ga­tion unit while the mi­nor was brought to Ba­hay Pag-asa, the city gov­ern­ment’s shel­ter for chil­dren in con­flict with the law.

They were charged with tres­pass­ing and il­le­gal possession of bladed weapon in re­la­tion to the Om­nibus Elec­tion Code.

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