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Beer theft suspect put in headlock in Roseburg

A Sutherlin man suspected of trying to steal cans of beer from the back of a truck was put into a headlock by an Idle Hour Tavern employee until officers arrived, police said today.

The 43-year-old man was cited on suspicion of third-degree theft and released.

The employee said he was unloading beer at about 11:20 a.m. Friday in the 200 block of Northeast Jackson Street when he saw the man stealing beer.


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