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3 juveniles accused of stealing AR-15 rifles from Mt. Vernon home

MOUNT VERNON, IL (KFVS) -

Police say three juveniles are accused of stealing rifles from a home in Mt. Vernon.

On Saturday, officers with the Mt Vernon Police Department responded to a house burglary in the 2300 block of Wescott.

Two AR-15 rifles were taken, according to police.

Since the burglary, officers and detectives from the police department have followed up on several leads. That resulted in the recovery of both AR-15 rifles.

Three juveniles have been arrested and are currently detained at the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Facility in Benton, Illinois.

This is an ongoing investigation with additional charges likely.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mt Vernon Police Department or Crimestoppers.

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