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Local Catches Prowler Tampering With ATV

Police chased a man attempting to steal an ATV on June 29, according to Summerville Police reports.

Dennis Prince, of Bittings Avenue, called cops around 4:15 a.m. when he heard someone on his porch.

“He observed a flashlight shining into a window outside he residence. Prince then informed me that he observed a white male wearing a red shirt, blue jeans and a dark in color hat on his back porch attempting to move a four wheeler. Prince then informed me that once he opened the window blinds, the male subject ran away through the woods,” Officer Gary Pruitt stated.

The prowler had run to a path that goes through the woods. Officer Pruitt also ran down the path to see if he could catch the prowler. The officer did not see the prowler.

“Extra patrols of the area will be given,” Officer Pruitt said.