CrimeTracker 15: Suspected Burglar In Custody Thanks To Neighbor

Posted Tuesday, May 8, 2012 --- 9:35 a.m.

From the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type:
Residential Burglary

Incident Date:
05/07/2012 - 8:52 AM

2800 block Myrtle St.

Male, age 15, Madison
Teen was arrested for Burglary.

Female, age 37, Madison

A concerned neighbor called for police Monday morning after seeing a daytime burglar enter the backside of a nearby home after removing a window screen.

The witness saw the suspect exit a minute or two later and provided responding officers with an excellent description.

Armed with it, officers spotted the burglar who lost out in a foot chase. The 15-year old was arrested. A laptop computer, stolen from the home, was found inside his backpack.

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