Right Place, Right Time: Officer Catches Theft Suspect Redhanded in Burbank, California

A police officer in Burbank, California, made an immediate arrest of a suspect trying to flee a business with stolen merchandise, catching him in the act as he exited a building and triggered an alarm.

Bodycam footage captured the moment the officer spotted and detained the suspect.

“Motorcycle Officer was in the area handling a hit-and-run investigation when a theft suspect popped out of an emergency exit door in an attempt to steal merchandise,” wrote the police department on Facebook. “Theft suspect was arrested, merchandise was returned, and hit-and-run report taken all from one officer!” Credit: Burbank Police Department via Storyful