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U City Man Charged In Pair of July Burglaries

Police said the residents were home as burglars broke into the two houses.

A teenager was charged Friday with two first-degree burglaries in University City.

Kyren Chunn, 17, of the 7800 block of Birchmont in , also was charged with two counts of felony stealing.

said that Chunn and another person broke into a home at 2:55 a.m. July 17 in the 7100 block of Princeton Avenue and stole a laptop computer.

Police said Chunn and the other person also broke into a home in the 7700 block of Cornell Avenue the same night and stole a TV, notebook computer, iPod, iPad and $30 cash.

The residents were home during both burglaries, police said.

Bond was set at $30,000.

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Earl Higgins September 13, 2012 at 01:05 PM
I'm definitely not defending the guy, but I'm a little bit surprised a news organization would print the name and photo of a minor who is arrested. Found guilty, maybe, but arrested? Editors: is that normal Patch policy? Just curious.
Arno Perlow September 13, 2012 at 01:05 PM
Good that our Police Department is making so may arrests. It speaks to the quality of the U City police. Better yet, if we could offer well paying jobs to the young people living in our community there would be fewer petty burglaries and our police force can focus on other matters.
larry nolan September 13, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Bravo to Chief Adams and the UCity police force and citizens who are providing key information to the police to get the shooters and burglars arrested.

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