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Two teens, two adults arrested in connection with elementary school robbery

(WMC-TV) - Two teens and two women are accused of stealing more than $4,000 worth of stuff from a Memphis elementary school.

Among the items taken were a laptop, iPad, and stereo equipment.

Police say the teens broke into Wells Station Elementary School over the weekend.

Two adults are accused of helping them try to cover it up.

Brenda Lock does not live too far away from the school. She has lived in the area for 34 years.

Sunday night, an old neighbor stopped by her home and asked her if she could put some things in her garage.

"The grandmother came by and asked me if she could put some things in my garage that she wanted to conceal until one of the granddaughter's birthdays," explained Lock.

Unaware of anything amiss, she agreed and thought nothing of it until two hours later.

"I happened to look out my kitchen window and there were four police cars lined up there," she said.

It turns out, her garage is one of several locations the stolen items had been stashed.

Two children were sent to juvenile court. Diana Miles and Violet Davis are charged with helping them cover it up.

Davis' mother told Action News 5 the adults are innocent and were deceived by the children.

Lock said she is just glad she was not implicated in any wrongdoing.

"That's really a serious thing. So people better beware. You don't like to go around suspicious of everybody though, you know," she said.

Family members say the kids have been expelled from school.

Davis remains in jail on a $5,000 bond.

Miles was released on her own recognizance.

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