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Disabled getaway car a giveaway

West Whiteland Township police have charged a second individual with burglary and theft related to break-ins at township businesses discovered on Wednesday.

Disabled getaway car a giveaway

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Cody Killian faces burglary charges.

West Whiteland Township police, aided by a getaway car that became disabled, have arrested a second individual in connection with two break-ins at township businesses that were discovered on Wednesday.

Cody Killian, 18, of Downingtown,  has been charged with burglary and related offenses, but police are still seeking his alleged accomplice, Dylan Roberts, 20, also from Downingtown.

West Whiteland Township Det. Scott Pezick said police found Killian's vehicle, which had become disabled, a short distance from the crime scene. Inside, some of the stolen laptops and digital cameras were visible, Pezick said. Anyone with information about the thefts or Roberts' whereabouts is asked to call police at 610-263-0200 or 610-692-5100.

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