Two teenagers face burglary charges after they were allegedly caught inside the home of an elderly woman Monday in Norwood Park on the Northwest Side.
The pair allegedly pried open a door about 1:45 p.m. and entered a home in the 5800 block of North Ottawa Avenue, Chicago police said.
Detectives investigating an unrelated incident nearby responded to a call of a burglary, police said. Other officers from the 16th District arrived to the scene and helped arrest two suspects.
Two boys, ages 15 and 16, face two counts each of burglary and possession of burglary tools, police said. They were expected to appear in juvenile court.
Detectives following up on an unrelated investigation responded to a call of a burglary in progress on the 5800 block of N. Ottawa.— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) January 4, 2021
With the help of officers from @ChicagoCAPS16, two offenders were arrested inside the home of an elderly woman.
Home invasion charges are pending. pic.twitter.com/QEcQUza7fQ