Two burglars arrested in Midtown Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police tell WTVM two men were arrested in midtown Columbus around 1:30 pm Thursday afternoon after allegedly breaking into an apartment on Stark Avenue.

Police say neighbors complained about two men acting suspiciously in the area of the apartments.

CPD officers were dispatched to the area near 1300 Stark Avenue, where Jonathan Thomas was arrested and charged with burglary.

A short time later, Justin Garrett was apprehended following a short chase and arrested on burglary charges, as well as an obstruction of justice charge.

The Columbus Police Department's patrol division is handling the investigation to determine what was stolen from the apartment and if the two suspects are responsible for any other criminal activity in the area.

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