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Teen arrested for breaking into Kennewick home with 13-year-old boy inside

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KPD says a good description and quick thinking by some neighbors is to thank for his arrest. KPD says a good description and quick thinking by some neighbors is to thank for his arrest.

KENNEWICK, WA- Police officers in Kennewick say a 19-year-old man broke into a home on the 1100 Block of West 43rd Avenue on Friday.

Nicholas Ertel walked into the unlocked house where there was a 13-year-old boy inside home alone. The boy ran out and went to a neighbor who called 911. Police stopped Ertel a couple blocks away and found he had a gun and narcotics. Ertel in the Benton County Jail on possession and burglary charges.

KPD says a good description and quick thinking by some neighbors is to thank for his arrest.

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