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Manchester Resident Thwarts Attempted Burglary, Police Say

Police say the man heard glass break and found would-be burglars trying to get into his neighbor's home.

The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made.

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Police say on Sept. 27, two would-be burglars got a surprise from the neighbor of a home they were trying to access.

Investigators say the incident happened around 8 p.m. in the 900 block of Sunburst Lane.

A neighbor who heard glass breaking reportedly went outside to investigate the noise. According to police, the resident found two people trying to break into his neighbor's home. When the two would-be burglars saw the neighbor, authorities said they got into an older model Buick and drove off. The resident called police.

The people who live in the house where the incident took place were not home at the time of the attempted break-in, police said.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at 636-527-9200.

Anonymous tips can be made to the St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-317-TIPS (8477).  

*Please contact Local Editor Gabrielle Biondo with any questions regarding the above report.

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