Quick work by an alert neighbor and Erie police foiled a home burglary in progress.
It happened around 12:30, at a home on Erie street.
Police received a call that a burglary was in progress at the home.
Once on scene, police saw the suspect through a window.
According to police, the suspect tried several times to leave the residence, but was unsuccessful.
So, the street was blocked off and police surrounded the home.
Police were able to make contact with the suspect on a cell phone.
He did come out without incident around 1:00 in the afternoon.