UPDATE: 12-year-old faces multiple charges for Campbell Avenue area break-ins

LPD lynchburg policeJULY 10 UPDATE FROM LYNCHBURG POLICE: On July 8, 2015, the suspect was identified as a 12 year old male. Multiple charges stemming from the incidents have been placed or are pending. These include Grand Larceny auto theft, Petit Larceny, Breaking and Entering, Property Damage, and Possession of Burglary Tools. In total, four separate buildings were broken into, early in the morning, between the dates of 6/27/2015 and 7/6/2015. The businesses were Greg’s Auto Repair (3523 Campbell Avenue) and Pure Gas Station (3533 Campbell Avenue). Two private residences nearby were also burglarized and damaged.

ORIGINAL NEWS RELEASE: The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a series of burglaries in the area of Campbell Avenue in the City of Lynchburg. Among other things, several passenger vehicles were stolen. During the course of the investigation, a person of interest was discovered on surveillance video. We are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual pictured in the attached photographs.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective H.G. Blomquist at 434-485-7267 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Visit the Central Virginia Crime Stoppers website at www.cvcrimestoppers.org to enter a web tip, or text “CVCS” plus your message to 274637.

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