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BELLAIRE, Texas A suspected car burglar managed to get away after he was spotted trying to break into a car in the City of Bellaire.

Police said it was around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when 911 received a call about a burglar on Braeburn Drive near S. Avenue B.

The first officer on the scene saw the man run into a nearby backyard. The officer called for backup, and Houston police assisted in a search, but the man was never located.

The search was called off after about an hour and a half.

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