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Utah County authorities searching for teens who damaged Elk Ridge water booster station

By Chin Tung Tan,


UTAH COUNTY, Utah ( ABC4 ) — The Utah County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in identifying two teenagers who broke into a culinary water booster station in Elk Ridge and caused damage.

The two teen boys reportedly broke into the booster station in Elk Ridge at about 9:40 p.m. on May 12, officials said.

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The video provided by the Utah County Sheriff’s Office shows the two teens carrying a ladder up to the booster station and opening up a lid to the station. It appeared they tried to fit the ladder in but did not succeed.

Deputies say one boy appeared to be wearing a walking cast and a beanie. The other teen seems to be wearing a hoodie and shorts.


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If anyone recognizes the teens, contact Deputy Allyson Monsen at or reach out to Sgt. Spencer Cannon at (801)404-1912.

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