Two teenagers were arrested, accused of breaking in and stealing computers from a La Mesa elementary school.
Victor Dontigny, 18, and an unidentified 16-year-old were booked on charges of burglary after La Mesa police arrested them near Vista La Mesa Academy on Violet Street Thursday.
Officials say the teenagers were seen carrying computer equipment away from the school around 2:30 a.m.
When the suspects tried to jump a fence at the south end of the campus, officers and deputies stopped them and arrested them.
The computer equipment was recovered police said.
The 16-year-old was taken to Juvenile Hall. It is NBC 7 policy not to identify minors charged with a crime.
Anyone with information about the incident can call Crime Stoppers’ anonymous toll-free tip line (888) 580-TIPS (or www.sdcrimestoppers.com).