Juveniles caught breaking into Mesa school

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MESA, Ariz. -- Two juveniles were caught breaking into a Mesa high school early Saturday morning.

At approximately 2:40 a.m., Mesa police officers responded to Skyline High School near Crismon Road and Southern Avenue after receiving a call that two people inside the fenced pool area were trying to break into a building.

Officers saw two juveniles fleeing south from the area and found them nearby.

Inside the pool area, officers found that a window to an office had been kicked multiple times and the weather stripping around it had been removed in an apparent attempt to burglarize the building, according to Mesa police Sgt. Ed Wessing.

Wessing said the two juveniles admitted to being inside the fenced pool area and both suspects were wearing shoes matching the shoeprints on the window.

One suspect was in possession of a GPS device. Police determined that the device had been stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in front of a nearby home.

The suspects were arrested and booked for trespassing, curfew, weapons violations, burglary of vehicle, attempted burglary of school property, and possession of stolen property.