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Burglar is caught in the act

Posted: 9:10 AM, Dec 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-07 14:10:00Z

Authorities in Jackson County are reminding people to lock their doors after a burglar was caught in the act.

The sheriff's office was called to a home on Horton Road in Summit Township Wednesday after the homeowner saw the thief on their surveillance cameras. When deputies arrived, the burglar ran out of the house and into the woods.

The 18-year-old man was arrested after a search that lasted several hours.

The case is now in the hands of the county prosecutor.