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Missing Metter teen brothers located, charged

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METTER, GA (WTOC) -

Metter police received a report of two missing juvenile brothers on Sunday morning.

Metter police officers, a Metter investigator and a Candler County sheriff's deputy searched extensively throughout the day for the missing brothers. 

They returned home safely at about 6:30 p.m., the brothers returned home safely.  Investigator Tim Platt and Deputy Bryson Collins were at the family's home meeting with the parents when the brothers returned. 

The teens admitted to their parents that they were inside the fenced-in area of the Pineland Telephone Cooperative Inc. pole yard on West Lee Street. At this time, police also got a call about recent break-in at the Pineland Telephone office.

Both brothers had been on the Pineland Telephone property all day and went into the main office building, according to police. Police said they damaged the property inside the offices and had taken several items from the business. 

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