KUALA KANGSAR: Police have detained four juvenile males, including two brothers whose father holds a respectable job, for breaking into houses here.
They have been remanded for 14 days to facilitate investigations.
Kuala Kangsar OCPD Supt Zakaria Pagan said yesterday that three of them, two brothers aged 13 and 15, and a 17-year-old, were arrested in the town here at 2.30am yesterday.
Another juvenile, aged 13, was picked up in Simpang, Taiping, later yesterday.
The three led the police team to a house in Taman Bunga Raya where more tools and stolen items comprising five gold rings, a gold pendant, a gold bangle, a laptop computer, three cameras, a Sony playstation, a VCD player and a remote control car were recovered.
Supt Zakaria said the juveniles admitted to breaking into three houses here on Jan 8, 21 and 23 while the occupants were away on holiday.