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Teenager arrested after smash and grab burglary

Posted at 8:15 AM, Jan 18, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS – A teenager is in jail facing numerous charges after a smash and grab burglary at a business near Academy Blvd. and Union overnight.

A witness called police at about 12:50 a.m. and told police they saw someone smash into the front of a building with a car and then run inside. The driver removed items from the business and then drove away.

About 20-minutes later, police found the suspect in a car about a mile away from the burglary. He was taken into custody and during the investigation, police found the car to be stolen and items from the burglarized store were inside the car.