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2 charged in connection to ambulance burglary


Two men have been arrested in connection to an ambulance burglary.

According to the Benton Police Department, officers responded to the report at 2:45 a.m. on Aug. 28 at an ambulance base in the 300 block of Park Street in Benton, Ill.

Police say numerous pieces of emergency medical equipment and medications were taken during the burglary.

One suspect was identified as 19-year-old Charles Welsh. He was taken into custody and charged with burglary.

 A second suspect, 18-year-old Colton Endicott, was arrested in connection with the incident and charged with possession of stolen property.

Police say the items taken during the burglary have been recovered.

Both suspects remain in the Franklin County Jail.

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