University of Delaware roommates hold burglary suspect for police

Newark police say University of Delaware students held a man who allegedly broke into their apartment until officers arrived.

It happened about 5:15 a.m. Sunday in a house on Kristins Way. Officers say a man entered the house through the unlocked front door and gathered up things to steal.

Authorities say a resident woke up and yelled for his roommates. Police say the roommates held the man until officers arrived.

25-year-old John M. McCormick of Newport was arrested and charged with theft and other offenses.

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