AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Auburn police have arrested a 15-year-old on multiple charges.
The juvenile was charged with Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle, Theft of Property 4th Degree, Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree and Fleeing and Attempting to Elude a Police Officer.
Auburn police were called to the scene of an Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle in progress.
Once on the scene, police were given a description of a suspect seen inside a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu.
Officers observed an individual matching the description of the suspect on the scene and attempted to contact him. The suspect fled, leading the police on a brief foot chase.
The suspect was detained and identified as the individual responsible for the breaking into the vehicle.
Officers found a small quantity of marijuana on the suspect when he was taken into custody.
The juvenile was transported to the Lee County Youth Development Center where he remains in custody pending a detention hearing.