Teen Shocked After Breaking into Substation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Jacksonville teen was seriously burned after he and a friend broke into an electrical substation.

Police say the 17-year-old boys climbed a wall at the facility Tuesday evening. They were dancing around when they decided to get on the roof and try to jump into an opening.

The Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/qAsMJQ ) reports that one of the boys hit a transformer as he was climbing back down and caused a power surge. The shock left him with severe burns.

The other teen was not injured.

Police say both teens face burglary charges.

Source: Associated Press

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