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Burglars caught in the act

19-year-old Amanda Comonte 19-year-old Amanda Comonte
21-year-old Antonio Pezzimenti 21-year-old Antonio Pezzimenti

By Taylor Barnhill  - bio | email | Twitter

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Police caught a pair of burglary suspects in the middle of committing their crime.

Early Saturday morning police responded to an alarm call at the Diamond Gold and Silver Trading Center on the corner of Gentian Blvd. and Reese Road.

When they arrived they found two suspects trying to break into the store with a crowbar.

Columbus Police arrested 21-year-old Antonio Pezzimenti and 19-year-old Amanda Comonte.

The pair is charged with criminal attempt burglary and possession of tools during the commission of a crime.

Pezzimenti has since posted bond. Comonte appeared in Recorder's Court Monday morning. She plead no contest. Comonte allegedly violated her probation. Her bond is set at $5,000.

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