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Columbus teen caught in the act of burglary

17-year-old Joshua Irby (Source: Columbus Police Department) 17-year-old Joshua Irby (Source: Columbus Police Department)

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  A Columbus teenager is facing charges after police say they caught him trying to break into a house.

It happened in broad daylight Wednesday afternoon on Meritas Drive off of River Road.

The victim says 17-year-old Joshua Irby kicked in her back door.

Officers got the call about a burglary in progress and arrested Irby, charging him with criminal attempt burglary.

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