Alert Neighbor Catches, Restrains Alleged Burglar

10:05 AM, Aug 9, 2012   |    comments
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Stokesdale, NC-- A man is in jail for allegedly breaking into a home and investigators said a neighbor is teh real crime fighter.

On Wednesday around 4:30pm, deputies said a man saw his neighbor's home on Fridd Ln. in Stokesdale being broken into.  The witnessed called 911 and reported that he saw someone entering a basement door of the house next door.

Deputies said the neighbor also went a step further, he confronted the man and held him until officers arrived.

The suspect was identified as Joshua David King of Reidsville. King was arrested and charged with Misdemeanor Breaking and Entering a Home.

Deputies said King told them he was looking for some water, but denied entering the home. The home owner was called and he checked inside the home and found nothing had been taken, Deputies said.

Rockingham Co Sheriff's Ofc

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