MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —
Mobile police have captured an armed theft / trespassing suspect on North Drive at Cedar Crescent Drive after a manhunt this morning in a neighborhood behind B.C. Rain High School and Brookley Airport.
Mobile police said the suspect attempted to burglarize a number of houses and sheds in the neighborhood just off Dauphin Island Parkway this morning around 8 a.m. before running into the woods nearby. They also said the suspect fired shots during one of the attempted burglaries.
Officers were able to capture him using police K9 units to search the woods where the suspect was hiding.
Residents in the neighborhood told NBC 15 they are thankful to MPD for capturing the suspect.
We will have more tonight on our 5 p.m. newscast.