Business owner catches burglar, holds him until police arrive

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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The owner of a construction company detained a man caught burglarizing his business until police arrived to arrest him

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Houston police arrested a man they say was burglarizing a construction company in northwest Houston.

The owner of the company in the 6800 block of Thornwall says he received a call of a burglary alarm going off around 1:00am this morning. He went to the business and spotted a man climbing out of a front window.

The owner called police and was able to detain the suspect until police arrived. The owner spotted a second suspect leaving the property. That second suspect has not been captured.

The man arrested had a computer several other items in his possession. He now faces burglary charges.