KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. (WKRN) — Authorities asked Cheatham County residents to lock their doors as they searched for two juveniles who walked away from a treatment center Tuesday night.

The situation began unfolding around 9 p.m. in the area of Sams Creek Road.

Cheatham County Sheriff Tim Binkley told News 2 at least two male juveniles walked away from the Cumberland Heights ARCH Academy addiction treatment center in Kingston Springs.

A burglary at a home was reported in the area where money and possibly a gun were taken. Investigators are working to determine if the juveniles were involved.

They were later seen at the Dollar General in Kingston Springs before the juveniles were captured by Metro police along River Road. They were returned to Cheatham County where they were interviewed by investigators.

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No additional information was immediately released.