JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (WIBW) - A 17-year-old visiting from Florida is behind bars, accused in several residential burglaries near Junction City.
Junction City Police say the juvenile was observed Wednesday walking behind a home in the 200 block of South Eisenhower, then breaking in as officers approached.
Police say he led officers on a short foot chase before they took him into custody.
He's being held on 11 counts of burglary and theft, four counts of damage to property and felony obstruction.
Police say a search of his temporary residence turned up several items believed to be stolen.
The suspect is currently being held in Geary County Juvenile Detention.