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.