By Philip Sever, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - In one week three burglaries have taken place in Santa Teresa. The first incident took place early Thursday morning on Rua Alice. Two Burglars, one believed to be under the age of 12, entered a house.The owner of the house however managed to fight off the intruders with a candlestick. The younger of the two intruders was arrested by the police.

The elder of the two intruders was chased by police but managed to escape with a cellular phone and R$50. The minor was taken to a child protection site . . .

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