Citizens hold burglary suspect for Colorado Springs Police
Last Updated: 65 days ago
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A transient picked the wrong garage to rob on Monday.
Police said when Michael Wright, 35, went into a garage in Colorado Springs and started taking various items, the homeowner saw him, tackled him and held him until police arrived.
Witnesses said the homeowner, Frank Giunta, put Wright in a MMA-style hold, described as some as "much like a monkey on his back."
Other neighbors got involved and helped hold Wright until officers arrived. There are reports that one woman held Wright at gunpoint.
Officers arrested Wright on suspicion of burglary and other charges.
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