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Teen Accused of Breaking Into Multiple Vehicles in Naugatuck

Naugatuck Police have arrested a teenager who is accused of breaking into multiple vehicles in the area.

Officers were called to Horton Hill Road on Friday around 11:30 p.m. after getting a report of a suspicious person.

When police arrived, they said they found 18-year-old Ian Place.

Officers said they used witnesses to determine Place was responsible for breaking into vehicles in the area.

During the investigation, police found a steak knife on Place. Property that was believed to have been taken from vehicles was also recovered from Place, according to police.

Place is facing charges including 15 counts of burglary, 15 counts of larceny, 11 counts of criminal trespass, 2 counts of criminal attempt at burglary and a single count each of carrying a dangerous weapon and possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana. He is being held on $15,000 bond and will be in court on Monday.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Naugatuck Police at (203) 729-5221.

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