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Police: 3 suspects arrested for attempted burglary in Lynchurg, 2 other suspects at large

(WSET)

UPDATE: Lynchburg police have arrested three of the five suspects involved in the attempted burglary. The investigation is ongoing.

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A daycare is on lockdown and there's a heavy police presence near the New Towne community.

Neighbors said police told them they are searching for five suspects after a burglary attempt at one of the homes.

Squad cars are parked in front of a home on New Towne Road and are in the wooded area behind the home searching.

One of the neighbors said he called police about suspicious activity after he saw kids trying to break into the home of a family who is currently on vacation.

Neighbors said they believe the suspects knew the family wasn't here.

Officers have been seen near McConville Road and the Caterpillar Clubhouse daycare off Graves Mill Road has been placed on lockdown.

This is a breaking news story, check back for updates.

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