Two kids accused of breaking into Dunkirk store

DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Two kids were accused of breaking into, and stealing from, a Dunkirk store.

Dunkirk police say that around 2:30 a.m. on Monday, two boys, ages 11 and 12, broke in Mad Hatter & More on Lake Shore Dr. E.

According to police, the boys got up on the building’s roof, disconnected the wiring for the exterior perimeter lighting, and then smashed a window with a rock.

The two were accused of stealing merchandise from the store after police apprehended them at one of their homes within a few hours.

Police did not say if the boys are facing charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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