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Victim stops apparent would-be car thief

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James Cogdell (Source: NHC Jail) James Cogdell (Source: NHC Jail)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – An apparent would-be car thief in Wilmington was stopped by the victim of the crime Friday afternoon.

According to police, the victim saw a man breaking out the window of a vehicle in the Hughes Brothers parking lot around 4:15 p.m.

The victim knocked the man down to the ground and held him down until police responded.

Officers charged James Cogdell with breaking and entering of a vehicle.

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