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Mall Roof Cut in Air Jordan Theft Attempt

Teens facing burglary, evading arrest

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    After all these years, Air Jordans are still incredibly popular sneakers.

    Houston police have arrested two teenagers after the roof of a mall was cut in an apparent failed attempt to steal Air Jordan sneakers.

    Greenspoint Mall was closed early Wednesday when a security guard saw some people inside a shoe store and called police. Officers discovered the hole in the roof and a break-in at an athletic shoe store.

    Investigators say two teens were captured at the scene. A third youth escaped while trying to flee via the roof.

    More than a dozen pairs of Air Jordan shoes, which can cost $140 or more, were abandoned atop the roof.

    The teens are facing burglary and evading arrest charges.