Suspect arrested for King Street apartment burglary

Suspect arrested for King Street apartment burglary

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a burglary at a King Street apartment.

Austin John Benton is charged with second degree burglary and petit larceny, according to Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis. Benton was being held in the Al Cannon Detention Center.

Police say a television set and skateboard were stolen from the apartment in the 300 block of King Street on Aug. 21. Both items have been recovered, police say.

The investigation is ongoing, Francis said.

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