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Good Samaritan thwarts burglary


September 13, 2018

PETERSBURG – On Aug. 20, around 3 A.M., 21-year-old David Churchill of Wrangell broke into Harbor Bar with the intention of burglary, according to authorities.

He broke a window, entered the liquor store and attempted to steal bottles of liquor, said Police Chief Jim Kerr. A Good Samaritan who was a patron at the bar attempted to stop Churchill, but Churchill hit him over the head a few times with a bottle of alcohol, said Kerr. Churchill fled the scene, but was apprehended within minutes and arrested on charges of assault in the 2nd degree and 1st degree burglary, said Kerr.

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