Two arrested in connection with gun and auto thefts


Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a recent string of break-ins and thefts in Attala and Neshoba Counties.

Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail said the two teenagers are charged with breaking into Lawrence’s Grocery and a house on Attala Road 1107 on Sunday, April 15.

According to Investigators Mark Hill and Zellie Shaw, several guns were stolen from the home and food items were taken from Lawrence’s.

The two are also charged with stealing two vehicles, a 2016 Chevy Impala and a 2016 Dodger Challengers, from an auto dealership in Philadelphia.

Nail said those vehicles were recovered on Attala Road 5131 and County Line Road.

The two are currently in custody in Philadelphia. Their names are not being released.

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