Alert neighbor thwarts daytime burglary, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A daytime burglary on Madison’s near east side Thursday afternoon was thwarted by an alert neighbor, according to a release.

The neighbor noticed something suspicious at a nearby home on South Court around 1:25 p.m., police said. When the neighbor saw two teens walk out of the home with a 48-inch flat screen TV, the neighbor yelled at them to drop the TV.

According to the release, the teens dropped the TV, jumped a fence and ran off.

Madison police were unable to find the teens, but they did find a door to the home that had been forced open.

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