Vigilant neighbors track, photograph porch package bandits, 2 arrested

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Beloit Police announced Wednesday that they had arrested two people for stealing packages off the porch of a house.

Police say neighbors witnessed a young woman and two males lift a package off a porch and run away with it, in the 600 block of Park.

One of the neighbors took multiple photos of the bandits with her phone, while the other followed the robbers in a car. More witnesses told police that they saw the suspects running with a package.

The trio were tracked to a house and police were summoned. Two people were arrested at the house, and the package was recovered and returned to the owner.

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