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Teen home invasion suspect charged in series of burglaries in Bern

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Nov 20 2012 02:15:31 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 20 2012 05:09:19 PM CST

More charges were filed Tuesday against a 17-year-old boy who was nabbed in connection with a home invasion.

More charges were filed Tuesday against a 17-year-old boy who was nabbed in connection with a home invasion.

The Reading teenager is accused of cutting power to a 92-year-old woman's home in Bern Township and robbing her at gunpoint on Oct. 18.

The boy was arrested on Oct. 31. He has now been charged with burglary, theft, receiving stolen property and criminal trespass for three burglaries in the Greenfields area of the township, said police, adding that the thefts happened in July, September and October.

The boy remains in the custody of Berks County juvenile authorities.