NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police arrested six teenagers, including five juveniles, for allegedly burglarizing a home in New Orleans East.
The New Orleans Police Department was investigating a call about suspicious people in the 9800 block of East Rockton Circle on Tuesday around noon. A witness told officers that several teenagers were in an abandoned residence in the block.
Police were setting up surveillance when they heard voices coming from inside the house. The officers entered the residence and discovered the juveniles. They were taken into custody.
Officers also found Keithen Hunter, 17, hiding in the attic of the house. He was also arrested.
The five juveniles were charged with simple burglary and mandatory school attendance. Hunter was charged with simple burglary and contributing to the delinquency of juveniles.