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Spokane burglary suspects caught in the act, but no arrest yet

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A Spokane homeowner is wondering why a woman and two men haven’t been arrested yet, and wants people to watch out. A Spokane homeowner is wondering why a woman and two men haven’t been arrested yet, and wants people to watch out.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A Spokane homeowner is wondering why a woman and two men haven’t been arrested yet, and wants people to watch out.

Chad Nill says he has pictures of three people who were trying to break into his home.

This all happened on Saturday. Nill was taking a day off when he heard a knock at the door. He ignored it, and then saw a woman walk away from his home. He didn’t think much of it until he heard knocking again 10 minutes later. The same woman was back.

“She kept knocking,” he says.

That's when he noticed two guys getting out of a white SUV that had parked in his backyard.

“They started to put on gloves and that looked suspicious to me. So I went back to my room and grabbed my phone at that point and started to call 911 and knocked on the window to let them know I was home,” he says.

He says the guys got back in the car immediately, and he started taking pictures, getting clear ones of the woman. KHQ has decided to blur the woman’s face because she has not been arrested or charged.

“I waved at them to let them know I was here and she decided to wave back or do whatever she's doing

He says police haven't contacted him since. He's been on edge, especially since he found a side window screen pried off a bit when it wasn’t like that before.

“It’s a little nerve-wracking coming home at times wondering if somebody did break in,” he says.

It's not knowing their intentions that's worrisome.

“I really want everybody to be safe. I'm glad I took the photo. I'm glad I took that route of taking the photo and hopefully something happens with it so everyone can be safe,” he says.

Police say that these people could be charged with trespassing if arrested, but for attempted burglary, they have to prove intent.

Spokane Police are investigating and they say they have the photos Nill took.

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