Attempted burglary leads to multiple charges for two

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FRANKFORD, Del. – Police say they arrested two people on multiple charges after they were seen trying to break into a residence Wednesday evening.

At around 5:45 p.m., Delaware State Police responded to a residence on Stump Road in Frankford for a reported attempted burglary. Through investigation, troopers learned that two people saw two individuals, identified as 22-year-old William Mansfield, and a 17-year-old Dagsboro teen, trying to break into a residence. The pair reportedly fled in a vehicle as they saw the two people approaching, but the two were able to obtain the vehicle tag number.

Troopers then reported to Mansfield’s residence, where he was subsequently taken into custody. The juvenile was contacted at his residence and also taken into custody.

The pair were each charged with attempted second degree burglary, second degree conspiracy, and criminal mischief under $1,000. The teen was released on his own recognizance, while Mansfield was released on a $3,100 unsecured bond.

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