Teens accused of robbing the same Georgia house twice in 1 day

Jarrell Bankston, 18, and a 16-year-old is accused of robbing the same Georgia house twice in 1 day.

(Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office )

Two teenagers were on Wednesday arrested for allegedly burglarizing the same Georgia home two times in a day.

Jarrell Bankston, 18, and an unidentified 16-year-old, both of Woodstock, were caught by a neighbor as they tried to break into a home on Braddock Circle, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

Spokesman Jay Baker said the teens had broken into the same house earlier in the day and try to re-enter when a neighbor saw them.

The teenagers fled the scene when deputies arrived, but they were arrested a short time later, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Deputies recovered a backpack – believed to be taken from the home two knives, a small quantity of marijuana, drug related objects and clothing.

Bankston was arrested and jailed in the Cherokee County Jail on a $21,499 bond. The 16-year-old was taken to the Regional Youth Detention Center in Marietta.

The teenagers are confronted with a whole series of charges including burglary, theft by taking criminal attempt to commit burglary and possession of marijuana.

Lucia I. Suarez Sang a Reporter for Follow her on Twitter @luciasuarezsang

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