Police searching for 5 suspects after attempted burglary in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A daycare is on lockdown and there's a heavy police presence near the New Towne community.

Neighbors said police told them they are searching for five suspects after a burglary attempt at one of the homes.


Squad cars are parked in front of a home on New Towne Road and are in the wooded area behind the home searching.

One of the neighbors said he called police about suspicious activity after he saw kids trying to break into the home of a family who is currently on vacation.

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