Walnut Creek police Wednesday arrested five teens, three of them juveniles, in connection with the attempted burglary of a home off Oak Grove Road, near Arbolado Park.
Sgt. Lanny Edwards provides this account:
Just after noon, Walnut Creek police received a 911 call from a homeowner, who saw two young men jump a fence into a backyard on Kirby Lane. The witness saw the burglars try to get into a house. When the burglars noticed they were being watched, the fled towards a waiting vehicle.
Responding police stopped one person in the neighborhood, and then "observed vehicle" on Northgate Road. There were four in the vehicles.
Police arrested all five on suspicion of attampted burglary. The two adults were booked into County Jail in Martinez. They were identified as Andre Silva, 18, of Concord, and Ahmad Amin, 19, of Oakland. The three juveniles, ages 16, 17 and 17, were taken to Juvenile Hall in Martinez. They are from Pittsburg and Concord.