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Spokane Police: Citizens Corner Vehicle Prowler

SPD PRESS RELEASE: At about 9:45 Wednesday morning several concerned citizens witnessed 34-year-old Glen O'Brien break into a car in the area of Main/Bernard. O'Brien stole a bag from the car and then the witnesses gave chase. 

They chased him all the way to 2nd/Stevens before they were able to corner him behind a building.  O'Brien assaulted one of the men involved in the chase while they were waiting for police to arrive. 

Police took O'Brien into custody and booked him for two felony counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Vehicle Prowling, City Assault and an Escape Warrant from the Department of Corrections. As of yet police have been unable to contact the victim of the vehicle prowling to return the belongings.

While the item that was taken by O'Brien wasn't of significant value, it looked like a purse that might contain money, credit cards, etc. 

Police ask that you don't leave anything of value or even anything that would appear to be of value in your vehicle. 

If a criminal has no opportunity, it's hard for them to commit a crime.

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