Police Nab Smash-and-Grab Burglar

By Alison Burdo
|  Friday, May 30, 2014  |  Updated 6:57 AM EDT
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All stolen items were recovered from a T-Mobile store in Williamstown, Burlington County, NJ when police caught the burglar about a block from the scene.

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All stolen items were recovered from a T-Mobile store in Williamstown, Burlington County, NJ when police caught the burglar about a block from the scene.

Police captured a smash-and-grab burglar only moments after the suspect smashed through the door of a mobile phone store.

The burglar shattered the door of a T-Mobile retail location at 2801 N. Black Horse Pike in Williamstown, N.J. around 12:30 a.m. Friday, according to authorities.

The man took off with nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise, including several iPads and smartphones, according to officials.

But the suspect was unable to escape police, who happened to be positioned nearby.

Cops apprehended him within a block of the store and the stolen items have been recovered.

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