Police in central Vietnam charged two teenagers with murder in the killing of a security guard at their school after he allegedly caught them stealing, local media reported on Tuesday.

The 16-year-old boys were accused of stabbing to death Duong Van Ly, a security guard posted outside their high school in Quang Nam province, early Monday, the state-run newspaper Dan Tri reported. They were arrested later that day.

The teens were accused of seeking revenge on Ly after he regularly caught them stealing on campus, the newspaper said.Author: Marianne Brown - Sapa-dpa