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Man Breaking into Cars Caught by Neighbor in Boardman

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BOARDMAN, Ore. -- Boardman Police catch up with a man breaking into cars, all because a neighbor had his eyes open and was ready to run. The man called police as he chased the suspect.

Thursday night at about 7:15, Frankie Lezama's sister saw a man breaking into a car.
She told Frankie and he went outside to try and catch the suspect. He chased him down Kinkade Street until police were able to catch up and make an arrest. 

It turns out the man had been opening unlocked car doors on Blalock Street. He had already opened five car doors when Frankie's sister saw him breaking into the sixth. Frankie says he's glad he could help out.

Lezama said, "I didn't want to let him break into the houses or the cars."

Police arrested 24-year-old Michael Mullican, who Frankie says just got out of jail before he started the break-ins. Police ask people to lock their cars and never leave any valuables inside. Frankie says the neighborhood is so quiet people would never expect to have their things stolen.