Manasquan police last week arrested several individuals on shoplifting and theft charges, authorities said.
Police also investigated an attempted burglary on Whiting Avenue, according to a department release.
Among the arrested were three individuals under the age of 18 including a pair of 14-year-old girls charged with shoplifting, the release says.
A 17-year-old from Avon was arrested on theft charges, the release says.
Police made the following arrests between Sept. 30 and Oct. 7:
- Donna Athey, 52, of Wall, was arrested Oct. 2 on East Main Street and charged with shoplifting. Patrolman Kenneth Hamill made the arrest.
- A 17-year-old Avon boy was arrested Oct. 2 on Broad Street and charged with theft and receiving stolen property. Det. Adam Pharo made the arrest.
- Two 14-year-old Manasquan girls were arrested Oct. 8 on East Main Street and charged with shoplifting. Patrolman Kenneth Hamill made both arrests.
- Police on Oct. 2 investigated an attempted burglary on Whiting Avenue. Patrolman William Sutton made the initial investigation.