Three teenagers have been arrested for theft in Van Zandt County.

According to the office of Van Zandt County Pct 4 Constable Pat Jordan, the teens broke into a home on CR 4821 in the far-eastern end of the County between Tyler and Edom Wednesday morning. A Chandler Police Sergeant happened to be at the home next door and called for back up when he noticed suspicious activity. The teens fled the residence and all three were quickly apprehended close to the scene. The teens were linked to several other burglaries in Western Smith County.

The teenagers were transported to the Van Zandt County jail.