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Man chases burglar on foot

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - An early-morning burglar got caught red-handed while breaking into one East Texan's vehicle.

It happened on S. Chilton Avenue in Tyler. The thief smashed out the window of an SUV parked in the driveway and stole a pillow and a day planner.

Steve Pinkston saw the crook on his driveway and chased him down the street.  He slammed the man into a tree and attempted to apprehend him.

But, the man pulled a large nail on Pinkston before running away on foot.

Tyler Police are analyzing finger prints on the vehicle and the suspect is still on the loose.

He is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-twenties with dark, shaggy hair and of medium build.

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