Alert resident thwarts suspected Duluth prowler

DULUTH — Duluth Police say a suspected prowler was arrested early Friday morning, thanks to an alert resident who called police.

According to the Duluth Police Department, just before 3 a.m., a concerned resident reported a suspicious man going car to car looking for items.

The caller witnessed the man scurry into the bushes and decided to call police.

Moments later, officers arrived in the area and located the man hiding behind a parked vehicle. Officers approached the man, but say he decided to run instead.

After a brief foot chase, officers arrested the 33-year-old from Atlanta and charged him with loitering and prowling, and obstruction of law enforcement.


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