updated 6/8/2006 1:56:09 AM ET 2006-06-08T05:56:09

Burglars who stole $30 worth of Skittles and Starburst candy from a Little League concession stand in this Minneapolis suburb left behind an incriminating piece of evidence. Police found a cell phone inside the building.

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According to court documents, sometime after the theft on Saturday night, the phone's owner called the phone and identified himself. Officers arranged to meet him and return the phone, and a witness identified the man as one of the burglars.

Mitchell Scudder, 19, and Brian Current, 21, are charged in the theft. Court papers said a witness saw one suspect crawl out of the building's window and a second join him. Both dropped candy as they ran away.

Under questioning, Current allegedly told investigators he waited outside while Scudder entered the building. The complaint alleged the two filled a backpack with candy and ran when a car drove by.

When officers went to Scudder's door, he was chewing on some Skittles. Confiscated from the house were 20 bags of candy and another 20 packages found in a backpack, the complaint said.

Damage to the concession stand was estimated at $500 to $1,000.

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