Stolen cellphone helps nab burglar
An accused burglar who had his victim's cellphone in his pocket was busted when Appleton police called the phone while questioning the suspect.
Homeowners in Appleton woke up about 2 a.m. Tuesday to find someone trying to steal their TV. Police say the burglar fled after the homeowners woke up, but not before stealing a cellphone.
The Outagamie County Sheriff's Department and its canine unit helped track down the suspected burglar at another residence in Appleton. WLUK-TV says police called the stolen cellphone. The suspect's coat pocket started ringing and police say they knew they had their burglar.
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