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Teen suspect turns self in after Flagler Dr. home break-in caught on camera

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-10 18:55:46-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — UPDATE: West Palm Beach police Sgt. David Lefont said Tuesday a 17-year-old suspect surrendered at the police department.

He was transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center where he was booked on charges of armed burglary of a dwelling, grand theft and possession of a firearm by a minor.

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EARLIER STORY: West Palm Beach police are searching for a burglar who broke into a home in broad daylight earlier this week.

Surveillance video shows a man, wearing a hooded sweatshirt, prowling around inside a home in the 3400 block of N. Flagler Dr.

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Police said the crime happened Tuesday around 11 a.m., and no one was home at the time.

A police spokesperson said he doesn't believe anything was stolen.

If you recognize the burglar, call Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 1-800-458-TIPS