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Rare Williams Card Recovered; Two Charged

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This undated handout image provided by the US Postal Service shows a forever stamp featuring baseball hall-of-famer Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox, part of the Major League Baseball All Stars" commemorative Forever stamps set, that will be released in July 2012. (AP Photo/USPS)

RICHMOND, R.I. (AP) _ Two Rhode Island men have been arrested in connection with the theft of a rare baseball card.
 
WPRI-TV (http://yhoo.it/1dW5TEq ) reports Wednesday that a Ted Williams rookie card was among the items stolen from a home in Richmond in July.

Jewelry, a gun and electronic devices were also taken during the break in.  

Neighbors gave police a description of a vehicle that later led authorities to the suspects.  

Police say 22-year-old Louis Northup and 18-year-old Patrick Celico were arrested Monday.

They are both South Kingstown residents and have been charged with breaking and entering.  

The Boston Red Sox icon’s card was recovered.
 
It was unclear Wednesday if they are represented by an attorney.

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