Chillicothe – Three female juveniles are now in the custody of their parents after going on a theft crime spree and stealing from more than a half dozen stores.
According to the Chillicothe police department, they were called to the scene of North Bridge street when thefts were reported. When they arrived at the Guernsey Crossing shopping center they made contact with three juveniles two female 13-year-olds and a 16-year-old who all were reported shoplifting in the local shops.
During the investigation, the police found that they had stolen items from seven stores in the area, some clothing others cosmetic stores. Those items were confiscated and returned to the store owners who were asked if they wanted them charged and trespassed from the property.
The juveniles were taken into custody and later released to their guardians and will be subject to charges at a later time.