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Burglar caught red-handed

By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany police say they caught a burglar red-handed Wednesday afternoon.

Corporal Ernest Thomas was on patrol when he caught 25-year-old Desmond Carter leaving a house in the 700-block of 8th Avenue.

Carter dropped the items and was caught after a short chase.

APD credits special patrols in areas with high burglaries for his capture.

Corporal Thomas was slightly injured trying to catch the suspect.

Albany Police say they have made arrests in six burglary cases in the past two weeks.

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