Lincoln police have arrested three teenagers who they believe were involved in a home break-in Tuesday where five firearms were stolen.
At about 10 a.m. that day, police were sent to a home in the area of Cooper Park, near Seventh and D streets. The homeowner said someone broke in through a basement window, pried open a gun safe in an upstairs closet and stole ammunition, a rifle, shotgun, pistol and two handguns.
Investigators found a screwdriver on the floor by the safe and lifted fingerprints from the side of the safe, according to court records.
Officer Angela Sands said later that day they developed a suspect, which led to their arrests Tuesday night.
In an affidavit to take them into custody, police said the victim was related to one of the teens.
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Police took the teens, ages 17 and 18, to the Lancaster County Youth Services Center, two on suspicion of burglary and possession of a stolen firearm, and the other on suspicion of aiding and abetting the crime.
Police recovered all of the firearms.