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Pair arrested, accused of Mesa car burglaries

Juan Valenzuela (Source: Mesa Police Department) Juan Valenzuela (Source: Mesa Police Department)
Francisco Beltran (Source: Mesa Police Department) Francisco Beltran (Source: Mesa Police Department)
MESA, AZ (CBS5) -

Two teens were arrested Sunday in connection with several vehicle burglaries in Mesa, police said.

Officers and Mesa's police helicopter arrived in the area of 2319 E. Kenwood early Sunday morning.

Authorities said they saw a vehicle drive a short distance from the scene and then observed two people escape on foot.

Juan Valenzuela and Francisco Beltran were hiding in nearby residential backyards.

Police said they were unable to find a third suspect believed to have also been involved. 

Officers said the teens were behind three vehicle burglaries.

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