PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - Minutes after two teenagers were caught on camera ransacking a home while a 13-year-old hid inside a closet, they used a newly stolen credit card to buy food at a nearby McDonald's, Pembroke Pines police said.
Police released still images from the restaurant's security videos Monday, hoping someone will be able to identify the teens.
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Police said the two teenagers broke into a home in the Cinnamon Place community, near 88th Way and Southwest 14th Avenue on Jan. 21. Home alone, the 13-year-old locked himself inside a bedroom closet while the two teens went through the house, police said.
The boy's mother was alerted to the break-in by her home security system and watched from her phone as the teens stole items from the home.
Police said the burglars drove a four-door silver sedan. Police said both are black men in their late teens, each around 5 feet 6 inches tall. They both had thin builds and short dreadlock hairstyles, police said.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Pembroke Pines police at 954-431-2225.
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