Citizens help Va. police catch burglar


By Dave Foster
The Virginian-Pilot

SUFFOLK, Va. — A citizen helped a police officer thwart a robbery early Sunday at a restaurant, police said today.

Officer T.A. Smith was on patrol just after midnight Sunday when a citizen stopped him and told him about a masked man at the Feather-N-Fin restaurant in the 700 block of E. Washington St., said Lt. D.J. George, a department spokeswoman.

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