Cops: 2 men put brakes on Ocean Township burglary

OCEAN TOWNSHIP - Ocean Township police are praising two men who they say helped try to stop a thief in the act. The two witnesses tried to hold down the suspect, but police say he was able to escape in a car and is still on the loose.

In the process, cops say the suspect ran down a man in the parking lot. Police say the man struck suffered a fractured leg, but is recovering.

According to police, the suspect was stealing credit cards and cash from unlocked cars parked during a statewide soccer tournament.

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