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Neighbors Detain Burglar

Neighbors Detain Burglar

HORNELLSVILLE, NY (WENY)---Some vigilant neighbors came to the rescue in Hornellsville after they noticed someone was burglarizing another neighbor's home.

When police showed up after a 911 call, they found a group of local residents had detained 28-year old Jason Barker outside of the home he had just broken into. Barker, a Hornell resident, allegedly entered the home through an unlocked door and stole a large container of change.

Other stolen items were also recovered along Call Hill Road. Barker is behind bars. He was also wanted by authorities in Pennsylvania for an outstanding probation warrant.