Teens Charged With Trying to Break Into Amherst Co. Home

Cody Slonaker

Amherst Co., VA - Amherst County deputies have arrested two teens they say were caught red handed, breaking into an elderly man's home.

Deputies responded to the call Tuesday about 3:00 p.m. off South Amherst Highway in Madison Heights.

When they arrived, they say they found 18-year-old Travis Wolf and 18-year-old Cody Slonaker trying to break into a home. The homeowner had called police while they tried to get inside.

Both are charged with attempted burglary.