It happened at a Mobile gas station off Ella at W. 43rd St. Police say the suspected burglar used a rock to smash the glass, but a pane of plexiglass prevented him from getting his target -- cigarettes.
Officers quickly arrived and a canine bit the suspect in the groin area.
He was then arrested and taken to jail.
There have been at least five attempted smash-and-grab burglary cases around the Houston area this week.
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