Alleged Layaway Thieves Arrested

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DICKSON CITY — Police charged four people in connection with a string of burglaries at two Walmart stores in Lackawanna County.

Authorities said Brian Rivera, a student at West Scranton High School worked with three juveniles to burglarize the stores in Dickson City and Taylor in October. 

Police said the four are accused of stealing holiday gifts from layaway trailers.

Rivera and the three juveniles face theft and conspiracy charges.

Rivera also faces a corruption of minors charge.