Xavier students tackle suspect during burglary

Ladre Thomas (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Dept.)
Ladre Thomas (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Dept.)

EVANSTON, OH (FOX19) - Police arrested a suspect for breaking into a frat house near the Xavier University campus early Thursday morning.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Dana Avenue.

Police say that Ladre Thomas,18, and another unidentified suspect got into the house and tried to steal an X-Box from a bedroom.

The student who lives in the bedroom came home from work and tackled one of the suspects, with the help of his roommates.

Thomas was later arrested, but the other suspect managed to get away.

Call CrimeStoppers at 513-352-3040 if you can help in the investigation.

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