Alert neighbor catches would-be burglar in the act

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An alert neighbor tipped off an Elizabethville couple that someone was trying to get into their house. It happened March 12th, around 815am on the first block of Rutter Rd in Halifax Township. The person who called the victims reported a vehicle was parked in their driveway and someone was trying to get into their home. The intruder fled the scene before a State Police patrol car arrived. Police say they gathered fingerprints, palm prints and tire tracks the the home.That evidence is being looked at by the FBI.

State Police in Lykens is asking anyone with information to call 717-362-8700.