The Harris County Precinct 1 Constable's Office said three male students who were found to be skipping school were arrested last week in connection with a vehicle break-in in the Heights. Two other males who were at the scene escaped authorities, according to the constable's office.
The constable’s office said deputies responded to the 200 block of West 28th Street just after 10:30 a.m. March 26 in response to a caller describing suspicious activity. According to the constable's office, the witness said five males were walking around looking into homes under construction as well as checking to see if cars in the area were unlocked. The witness then followed them and told police that one of them broke into a white BMW parked on the street, according to police.
The constable's office said the suspects fled the scene on foot heading east on West 28th Street, and three of them were apprehended in the 500 block of Aurora Street.
Two of the suspects who were caught are juveniles, according to the constable's office, which said one of the apprehended juveniles was charged with burglary of a motor vehicle and evading on foot. The other two males who were arrested are facing charges of evading on foot, according to police.