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Thieves Try To Steal Generator, Get Caught

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) -- Police catch two men after they try to steal a generator from a home in Lansing early Sunday morning. 

A sergeant with the Lansing Police Department said two men, a 16-year-old and an 18-year-old, attempted to steal a generator from a home on the 3000 block of Hillcrest around 4 a.m. 

Police say the homeowner heard a noise and found the two men partway inside the home as they tried to undo the generator's cord.

The men ran from the scene, but a canine unit was brought in and found them nearby.

The men are in custody and awaiting formal charges. 

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