GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Three juveniles are accused of stealing Christmas decorations in Gloucester Township.

Police beefed up patrols in the wake of the thefts and observed a vehicle in the area on Monday night. Officers found candy cane ornaments and a rock that was stole from a business.

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Two juveniles from Haddonfield and a third from Somerdale were charged with theft and released to their parents. Their names have not been released because they are minors.

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Police are investigating whether they are tied to similar thefts in southern New Jersey.

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