NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Possible Burglar Scared Away On Buckingham

A resident in the 700 block of W. Buckingham called 911 when he saw an intruder climb his neighbor’s fence and hop on an air conditioning unit in an apparent burglary attempt around 12:45 this morning.

Officers were on the scene in less than a minute.

The would-be burglar was scared off by the neighbor who could not offer a description.

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