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Homeowners bust vehicle prowler, hold him until police arrive

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Spokane Police are investigating Tuesday night after they say a South Hill couple interrupted and tackled a vehicle prowler in the area of 29th and Howard near Comstock Park.

Officers arrived on scene around 10 p.m. When they arrived they found the couple holding a man down on the ground. They say they found a realistic looking BB gun on the scene that they believe belonged to the suspected prowler.

The prowler was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries he sustained after the homeowners reportedly hit him over the head with a cider bottle. He will be taken into custody after he's released from the hospital. 

Police say it's unclear what charges he will be facing as they're still in the early stages of their investigation.

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