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July 7, 2010
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Off-duty cop nabs teen jumping own fence

A man claiming to be a police officer from Riverside, Calif., tackled what he thought was a burglar, only to learn the 17-year-old was jumping his own fence, according to a police report.

Officers were called to the 200 block of Pine Lane about 10:53 p.m. Monday after a neighbor heard one man yelling at another.

When Carson City deputies arrived, they found the man holding the teen on the ground.

The man said he was an off-duty Riverside police officer and he had observed the teen jump over a 6-foot fence into a yard on Pine Lane, according to …

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