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Police: Young burglar assaulted homeowner

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YORK, Pa. (WHTM) -

A young burglar assaulted a York County homeowner who caught him in the act, but police said he didn't get away without being recognized.

Northern York County Regional police said a witness was able to provide the boy's name and charges are pending against him.

The juvenile was trying to steal a bicycle from a garage in the 2600 block of Huntfield Drive in Manchester Township when the homeowner confronted him and the two struggled Monday morning, police said in a news release.

The man was punched several times in the face and head before the boy fled in a white pickup truck with two others, police said.

Officers said they located the suspect and two other boys at a home in the 1000 block of North George Street.

Police did not release their names.

The homeowner suffered moderate injuries.

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