Springfield police make an arrest in July burglaries

SPRINGFIELD - Detectives at the Springfield Police Department have made an arrest in multiple burglaries to unoccupied houses in which large appliances were stolen.

Detectives say they arrested a 17-year-old juvenile for the string of burglaries, all of which occurred in July.  The 17-year-old is currently being held in the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center.

According to detectives, 11 of the stolen appliances were tracked down and recovered from a Springfield resale business.  Those appliances were then returned to their respective owners.

We will bring you more details on this story as they become available.

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