Off-duty officer thwarts home burglary

SAN FRANCISCO

The burglary was reported at 4:23 p.m. by the female officer, who saw a suspect inside her next-door neighbor's home in the 500 block of Kansas Street, according to police.

The officer called 911 then tried to chase the suspect, who ran out the back of the house and hopped over two fences before he was taken into custody, police said.

The suspect, a 38-year-old man whose name had not yet been released this morning, was arrested on suspicion of attempted residential burglary, police said.

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