Suspect arrested for smashing car windows

October 31, 2012 1:13:40 PM PDT
Police have arrested a man who they say smashed the windows of several cars in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.

The incident happened sometime early Wednesday morning in the 7700 block of Torresdale Avenue.

Authorities say people heard noise from outside. A number of residents say they saw a man smashing windows and they ran after him.

According to police, the man then tried to carjack a vehicle. The residents called police and the suspect was apprehended.

The windows of more than a dozen cars were damaged during the incident.