STOCKTON (CBS13) — An alleged thief died after he was confronted by neighbors in Stockton.
Police say residents noticed a 35-year-old man breaking into a car Sunday night in the 300 block of East Jackson Street. The residents confronted the man, overpowering and restraining him.READ MORE: Updates: Strong Winds And Rain Moving Across Sacramento RegionTwo New Sandbag Locations Opened In Sacramento
When police arrived, officers realized the alleged thief was having a heart attack. Paramedics responded to the scene and tried to save him, but he died.
An investigation is ongoing into the incident.MORE NEWS: 'Major Flood Threat:' National Weather Service Says Storm Could Be Historic
The identity of the suspect was not released.