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Men scuffle over break-in

A Roseburg man wrestled another man to the ground early Sunday morning outside Yogee’s after he found him trying to steal from his car, Roseburg police Sgt. Jeff Eichenbusch said today.

The man allegedly saw Roseburg resident Mathew Joseph Richardson, 38, trying to break into his car around 5:40 a.m. in the 600 block of Southeast Cass Avenue.

Eichenbusch said the victim saw Richardson in his car and wrestled him to the ground before calling police. He held Richardson down for approximately five minutes before police arrived,

Richardson was arrested without incident on suspicion of theft and unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle. He was cited and released.


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