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Teens arrested after forced entry robbery of Topeka home

Two teens were arrested following an aggravated robbery early Sunday morning in Topeka.
Two teens were arrested following an aggravated robbery early Sunday morning in Topeka.
Published: Oct. 31, 2021 at 3:59 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Two teens were arrested Sunday morning in Topeka after they forced their way into a home and stole several items.

The robbery was reported around 11 a.m. in the 200 block of SW Gage Blvd.

The victim told Topeka Police officers that two 15-year-olds knocked on his door and when he opened it, they forced their way inside and started hitting him. He said they then stole items from his home and left.

TPD said the victim knew the two teens and was able to identify them. Officers later found the pair at a home in the 3200 block of SE California where they were arrested.

The first teen faces charges of aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, criminal damage, and battery on a law enforcement officer.

The second suspect was booked on charges of aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, and criminal damage.

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