A teenager from Greenup County is facing attempted burglary charges after police said he tried to break into a home in South Portsmouth.
A girl living in the house said the teen trying to get into the back door with some sort of tool. Police arrested the young man a short distance from the home. They also recovered some property from a prior burglary at the suspect's home.
He was taken to the Department of Juvenile Corrections in Boyd County. A hearing is set for Friday.