Four, ages 12 to 21, stopped by steel door and police in break-in attempt | Crime
SALISBURY - A steel storm door and the quick action of police resulted in four people, including a 12 year old boy, being stopped in an attempt to break into an Elm Street home on Monday.
Police say one of the four went to the front door of a home in the 500 block of Elm Street on Monday afternoon around 1:30. The homeowner didn't recognize the face at the door, so she refused to answer the bell. After a few minutes, she said she saw that man, as well as three others, jump over an 8 foot fence in her backyard and run towards a basement door.
The woman called police as she was hearing the group of four bang on the door in an attempt to get into the house.
Spooked by the sound of approaching sirens, the four ran back across the yard, scaled the fence, and took off running, according to the police report.
Officers were able to catch all four just a few blocks away on Boyden Street.
Tamarcus Canaday, 19, or 704 S. Ellis Street, and Patrick Tutson, 21, were both charged with felony breaking and entering and first degree trespass. Bond was set at $5000 for both men.
Two juveniles, ages 12 and 15, were given juvenile petitions for their part in the crime.
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