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Sanford Teens Charged With Recent Cross Burning

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SANFORD, N.C. — Police in Sanford have made two arrests in connection with a cross burning that occurred on Friday.

Adam Benjamin Smith, 17 and Jacob Andrew Pittman, 16, both of Sanford, have been charged with placing a burning or flaming cross on property.

On Friday, authorities said they found a burning cross in the vicinity of Horner Boulevard and Washington Avenue.

Both teens have been released to their parents.

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