Arrest made after King Street apartment burglary

Austin John Benton

An arrest has been made after an apartment on King Street was burglarized last week.

Austin John Benton, 23, of Woodland Court was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree burglary and petit larceny. He was being held in the Charleston County jail Wednesday.

Benton is charged in connection with an Aug. 21 burglary at an apartment on the 300 block of King Street, police spokesman Charles Francis said. A television and skateboard that were stolen were recovered, he said.

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