A 19yr old and a 17yr old male both of Villa, were arrested and jointly charged by the police on Friday with Breaking and Larceny.
The Brysons Street and Piggott Street residents are accused of breaking into a store on Redcliffe Street on 11th January 2021, and stealing a number of electronic items to include a laptop computer, mobile phones, video games, and smart watches.
They also allegedly stole several pieces of jewellery; including necklaces and rings, and an assortment of tools, along with the cash register with an undisclosed sum of money, and other valuable items.
Both men were separately charged for allegedly breaking and entering a fitness gym on Redcliffe Street on the same day, and stealing an undisclosed sum of money.
Meantime, a 19yr old female of Golden Grove along with a 23yr old male of Belle Street, Villa and a 24yr old male of Buckley Line were also charged in connection with said offence. They are accused of receiving a number of the items that were allegedly stolen.
The incident occurred sometime between 11th and 13th January. The Police have since recovered some of the items. They are expected in Court sometime this week.