Burgler Flees, Arrested
Jeff Garretson - Wed 12:33 PM 07/11/2012
A Salina couple surprises a burglar in their home.
Police arrested 23-year-old Francisco Coca on Tuesday night after a couple came home to find their front door open and the lights on inside their mobile home in the 900 block N. 13th.
Police say as the man and woman looked inside - Coca allegedly ran out from a back bedroom and fled on foot. He left behind some items he had bagged up from around the house.
Police used the description of someone the couple said was a neighbor and arrested Coca a few lots away.
Damage listed to the door and doorjamb is $75.
Coca is facing charges of aggravated burglary, damage to property and attempted theft.