Neighbors help thwart runaway burglar

A man allegedly caught trying stealing a car, was arrested Monday night.

A woman told police she heard sounds coming from her car, checked the garage, allegedly finding Brian Raveis, 35, of Stratford, inside the car. Raveis allegedly ran and the woman followed, yelling for neighbors’ help. Neighbors were able to hold Raveis until police arrived.

He was charged with first-degree burglary, criminal attempt at larceny and bond was set at $7,500. He is set to appear in court Sept. 22