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Glendale Man Captures Would-Be Car Burglar With Gun & Zip Ties

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A Glendale man successfully thwarted a would-be robber with a gun and some zip ties. On Friday, April 8 at about 6 a.m., 32-year-old Arthur Sandrosyan allegedly attempted to break into cars at a residence in the 200 block of West Maple Street in Glendale, according to a post on the Glendale Police Department's Facebook.

Unfortunately for Sandrosyan, one resident had put up surveillance cameras in the building's underground garage after his car was broken a few months prior. When the resident heard car alarms in the garage, he checked the cameras to see Sandrosyan peeking into various cars. So, he took his gun and some zip ties down to the garage and successfully apprehended Sandrosyan, leaving him zip tied until police arrived.

Police say that Sandrosyan was carrying tools commonly used to break into cars on his person, and not only confessed to the attempted burglary, but also the February incident, and police were able to retrieve the things Sandrosyan allegedly stole then, too.