Garfield police nabbed two 14-year-old boys who they said broke into a liquor store before dawn Thursday.
Officers found the two hiding along the banks of the Passaic River near Cambridge Avenue less than 10 minutes after the 4:42 a.m. break-in at River Drive Bar & Liquors, Capt. Darren Sucorowski said.
The pair got in through the front window of the River Drive business, Sucorowski said.
City police were joined in creating a perimeter by Passaic and Wallington police and a Bergen County sheriff's K-9 unit.
They issued juvenile complaints against them for burglary and theft.
Both were released to guardians pending a hearing in the Family Part of Superior Court in Hackensack.
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