Police: Runaways Used Tractor To Break Into School Building

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three runaways used a large tractor to smash through the wall of a California school building, then went inside and stole sodas and portable radios.

KFSN reports (http://abc30.tv/2ank4Hy ) the incident happened at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday at a Central Unified School District building in Fresno County.

Officers responding to the scene say they saw three juveniles running from the area, and quickly detained them. All three were runaways from a nearby group home.

Police found a tractor from a construction site in the area was used to drive through the side of one of the buildings. The station reports the suspects then stole sodas and radios that belonged to the school district.

The boys were taken to Fresno County Juvenile Hall on various charges, including commercial burglary and felony vandalism.

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