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Boxing coach tackles suspect, holds him until police arrive

November 09, 2017 - 9:09 AM

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh property manager who's also a part-time boxing coach recognized and tackled a man suspected of repeatedly stealing packages from apartment buildings and held him until police arrived.

Mike McSorley took down the suspected thief early Wednesday.

Pittsburgh police say they arrested 42-year-old Samuel David in connection with the thefts. No lawyer was listed for him in online court documents.

McSorley trains professional boxers at a nearby gym. He says he recognized the man from surveillance footage of prior thefts.

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