Cell phone bandit caught in the act

The burglar shattered the front glass at the Sprint store on Peachtree Road just north of Collier Road about 1:30 a.m., according to Atlanta police dispatchers.

Passing officers "heard and observed glass being broken out," Atlanta police Sgt. B.C. Williams told WSB-TV. "As soon as [the burglar] saw the officers, he fled out the back door."

The man was arrested after a short foot chase.

Williams told the station that the 38-year-old suspect, whose name has not been released, took two cell phones before running from the store.

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