Vigilant neighbors stop burglary in progress

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MIDLAND, GA (WTVM) – Two men were arrested after vigilant neighbors stopped a burglary in progress.

Alex Williams and Aaron Jones of Columbus are being held in the Harris County Jail.

Neighbors caught the two attempting to burglarize a home on Bob White Drive in Midland, GA.

Investigators say, when the two suspects tried to flee, they crashed their car into a ditch, where neighbors guarded them with a gun until police arrived. 

The duo are charged with attempted burglary and criminal trespassing.

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