Police Nab Car Thief In The Act

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TOPEKA, Kansas (WIBW) -- Fast-responding officers were able to nab a thief in the act early Monday morning.

Officers responded to a call at 12:34 a.m. on a report of a person breaking into a minivan in the 400 block of northeast Poplar.

When they arrived, they found the suspect still in the van.

The suspect, 19-year-old Brian Bennett was taken into custody then booked into Shawnee County jail for burglary, attempted car theft and criminal damage.

Police ask that if you have any more information about this robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 234-0007 or detectives at 368-9400.