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Three arrested in burglary at Duke Energy power plant in Greensboro

Posted on: 5:59 am, January 21, 2013, by , updated on: 06:01am, January 21, 2013

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police say they’ve arrested three people in connection with a burglary at a Duke Energy power plant in Greensboro. 

According to police, officers responded shortly after 11:45 p.m. Sunday to a report of a burglary in-progress at 3400 Derby Place. 

Responding officers found two holes cut in the fence surrounding the power plant and then discovered a storage building that had been broken into, police said.  An employee told officers there were multiple items missing from the storage building. 

Police say they arrested Richard Kent, 18, of Hamlet, N.C., at the scene. 

Rongi Coleman and Dawn McMillan, both of Rockingham, N.C., were arrested “a short distance away,” police said.  The ages of the additional suspects were not provided. 

As of last update, the suspects were being questioned by investigators. 

Police say the suspects “face felony charges,” but the specific charges have not been determined. 

No other information was provided. 

Anyone with further information about the incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at (336) 373-1000.