The York County Sheriff’s Office has identified two juveniles who reportedly broke a window Tuesday morning at church in Lake Wylie.
Deputies responded to an alarm at Scherer Memorial Presbyterian Church on Charlotte Highway around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to a York County Sheriff’s Office report. An officer noticed a busted window on the back of the sanctuary building which leads into an office, and there was blood on a glass window pane.
Officers reviewed video which showed two juvenile males walking into the parking lot around 2:15 a.m. The suspects were wearing their T-shirts over their faces and khaki cargo shorts.
The first suspect was described as a white male, approximately 14-17 years old, between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 in height, approximately 140 to 160 pounds with shaggy shoulder-length hair. The second male was described as a white male, approximately 13-15 years old, between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-7 in height, and approximately 110 to 120 pounds with ear length combover shaggy hair.
Trent Faris, spokesman for the York County Sheriff’s Office, said the juvenile suspects had been identified and that they would be petitioned to family court.
In the video, the boys are reportedly seen throwing a brick through the window and entering the building. After setting off an alarm, they ran back out and exited the window.
The outside camera shows both males running toward The Village at Lake Wylie apartment complex.
The video did not indiate the boys took anything from the church. The damage to the church window is valued at approximately $400.