Juveniles allegedly steal Austin Public Schools radio

Published 7:55 am Thursday, June 20, 2019

Two juvenile males are facing possible theft charges after allegedly stealing an Austin Public Schools radio on Tuesday.

According to Austin Police Capt. Todd Clennon, dispatch was advised at about 1:56 p.m. on Tuesday that two males, ages 17 and 15, had stolen a Motorola radio valued at $700 from the shop area in the basement of Austin High School. Staff reported the juveniles were broadcasting rude messages.

A third juvenile turned the radio in to staff.

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The 15-year-old was arrested at his home in Adams, while a formal complaint has been filed against the 17-year-old, Clennon said.