K-9 apprehends suspected juvenile during junior high burglary

2 juveniles arrested, 1 outstanding

OILDALE, Calif. - Two subjects were arrested for burglary at Beardsley Junior High on Friday night.

The suspected juveniles were arrested for burglary, resisting arrest, and vandalism.

At approximately 9:10 p.m., the Kern County Sheriff's Office received an alarm activation at Beardsley's, in Oildale.

When deputies arrived, a Kern County Sheriff's K-9 handler located a subject attempting to pry a classroom door lock. 

The subject ran when he heard the officers and after repeatedly telling the subject to stop, a K-9 was deployed to apprehend the subject. The canine bit the subject in the left arm and the juvenile was taken to Kern Medical Center for a routine medical clearance.

A second subject who also ran was located on campus and arrested; a third suspect is still outstanding.

A search of the school revealed numerous doors and walls were vandalized using a permanent marker.  The damage is estimated at $1,000.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 661-861-3110.

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