Good Samaritan helps police capture burglary suspect

(Andy Paskowski/WPRI)

SOMERSET, Mass. (WPRI) — Somerset police say a Good Samaritan helped them capture a would-be burglar.

According to a post on the Somerset Police Department’s Facebook page, the suspect was seen trying to pry his way into a Somerset home Monday.

With the help of an eyewitness, two Somerset officers were able to stop the would-be burglar in the act. The suspect took off and led police on a brief chase, before crashing his car and being taken into custody.

Somerset Police say the suspect has a lengthy criminal record.

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