13-year-old boy charged in 7 Asheville larcenies

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ASHEVILLE (WSPA) – Asheville Police have charged a 13-year-old boy with a string of larcenies from businesses in the downtown area.

The suspect was arrested for the crimes that happened between October 28-31.

Police investigators say they noticed a connection between the incidents and similar descriptions of the suspect.

Police say surveillance and social media also helped identify the teenager.

He was questioned and Asheville Police say he confessed to the larcenies.

Evidence was also recovered from his home, according to police.

The name of the suspect hasn’t been released because of his age.

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