Burglary suspect caught in the act at 99 Cent store in SW Houston

Police say a man entered the store through an air conditioning vent but police got there quickly and caught him in the act.

October 24, 2012 5:20:37 AM PDT
A would-be burglar was caught in the act after targeting a 99 Cent store in the Sharpstown area overnight.

It happened around 1am at the store on Marinette and Demoss. Police say the suspect climbed through an air conditioning vent to get inside but tripped an alarm that alerted authorities.

The manager of the store says the suspect was trying to steal phone cards and cash.