Burglary suspect held till cops arrive
Staff of http://www.accessatlanta.com/
Friday, December 8, 2000
A DeKalb County man held a suspected burglar of a neighbor's house at gunpoint
Thursday until police arrived and arrested the intruder, police said.
A DeKalb police SWAT team was called to 1700
North Columbia Drive about 10:30 a.m. after a neighbor reported a burglary in
progress, DeKalb dispatchers said.
A neighbor saw one of the burglars and detained
him for a short time at gunpoint, Maj. Darryl Farley said.
No one was injured.
Three other suspected burglars escaped during
the same incident, Farley said.
Police cars sealed off North Columbia Drive, a
residential street that intersects Columbia Drive near Memorial Drive. SWAT
officers searched the house and the surrounding area.
Police would not identify the suspect or the
neighbor who held him until police arrived. Farley said the suspect was not
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