Suspect Injured in Attempt to Getaway - South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Suspect Injured in Attempt to Getaway

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A man accused of trying to burglarize a home is recovering after injuring himself. Investigators say the burglar attempted to steal a television set from a home along the 700 block of Harmon Street near Port and Mary just before 4:30AM Monday morning.

Police say the victim went outside to confront the 26 year old suspect, later identified at Lupe Sanchez, that's when Sanchez dropped the television set and began to fight the 58-year old homeowner. Sanchez then took the homeowner's wallet and ran off.

While trying to escape the burglar tried to jump over a fence and fell. He hit his head on some brick injuring himself. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and then arrested for burglary and robbery.

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