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Washington County teens wrestle man to ground after car break-ins, police say |

Washington County teens wrestle man to ground after car break-ins, police say

The Associated Press
| Friday, August 14, 2015 9:44 a.m

Two Washington County teens caught a man suspected of stealing loose change from cars and took a selfie of sorts to prove it.

Cameron Fontenot 16, and Cameron Cashdollar, 15, followed the man after they saw him shine a flashlight into Cashdollar’s North Strabane Township home about 2 a.m. Thursday.

The teens say they then saw Anthony Adams, 37, enter cars and steal loose change, which is when Fontenot grabbed him. The boys say Adams, who is from Richlands, Virginia, offered them some of the money if they’d let him go, and then struggled to get on top of Fontenot.

Cashdollar, who took a phone picture of Adams in case he got away, then helped Fontenot hold down Adams until police arrived.

Adams is in the county jail. His public defender didn’t immediately return a call.

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