Alleged car burglar calls cops when truck owner confronts him


ARIZONA, United States (AP) — A man accused of burglarising a disabled pick-up truck in north-central Arizona later called 911 to report being threatened by the vehicle’s owner.Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say 25-year-old Robert Jones of Glendale was booked into the Camp Verde jail on suspicion of burglary and criminal damage.The Daily Courier reports Jones allegedly broke out the window of the truck and took items out of the vehicle.Sheriff’s deputies contacted the owner, who says his truck was left on the side of Highway 69 because it had a flat tyre.When the man returned with a spare tyre, he saw the broken window and confronted Jones.Authorities say Jones denied involvement in the theft although the victim saw his duffel bag and tyre iron in the suspect’s car.