Burglary Suspect Nabbed After Woman Took Photo Of Him, Cops Say - New York News

Burglary Suspect Nabbed After Woman Took Photo Of Him, Cops Say

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On the left is the photo released by police Friday. On the right is the suspect arrested one day later, 34-year-old Sabu Shealy, who police say is homeless (Photo courtesy Philadelphia Police Dept.). On the left is the photo released by police Friday. On the right is the suspect arrested one day later, 34-year-old Sabu Shealy, who police say is homeless (Photo courtesy Philadelphia Police Dept.).
PHILADELPHIA -

A guy who broke into a woman's home in North Philly but was caught in a photo taken with her cell phone camera is now under arrest, police say.

The break-in happened at 9:47 a.m. back on March 30 on the 1300 block of West Silver Street, in the city's Hartranft section.

The homeowner managed to take a picture of the would-be burglar before he took off.

On Friday, a photo was released to the media. One day later, police said they responded to investigate a person, and upon arrival he was met by the suspect, who police said he was wanted to turn himself in after seeing himself on a local news station.

Sabu Shealy, 34, is homeless, police said. He's been charged with burglary and criminal trespass.

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