Man holds suspect at gunpoint, calls police after suspect seen tampering with car

Posted at 10:42 PM, Dec 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-23 06:42:59-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- One man was taken into police custody after a Henrico neighbor used a gun to detain the man believed to be tampering with a car in the neighborhood. Police said they were called to the intersection of Lexon Road and Viking Lane around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Henrico neighbor reported seeing the suspect tampering with a car. He went outside with a gun and detained the suspect until police arrived. Police said the suspect was taken into custody, but no charges have been filed at this time.

The vehicle in question had been stolen earlier Tuesday night, law enforcement sources said.

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