Police: Burglary suspect arrested after he asked officers for help after his car broke down

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City police say they caught a burglar in a bind on Wednesday morning.

Officers say the alleged suspect had trouble with his car and asked passing officers for help.

When they took a look inside the stranded motorist’s car, police say they found all kinds of stolen goods.

At that point, 21-year-old Devante Clark was placed under arrest.

"If I could get some peace of mind, that would be great," Alicia Knight said.

Knight’s home was burglarized last week.

"They took my jewelry boxes. They took like my Coach purses and some Jordan's. Some boxes," Knight said.

The thief also took three televisions, along with two rings near and dear to her heart.

"The main thing that they took was they took my wedding ring and they took my Mother's Day ring, and those are the things that I just I can't replace," Knight said with tears in her eyes.

Knight said the thief took more than just material items from her home.

"When someone comes into your private space and they violate it that way, you immediately, your safety is gone," Knight said.

Not too far down the road, a neighbor’s home was also burglarized.

Last week, he told NewsChannel 4 about catching the intruder in the act.

Police believe that thief was Clark.

Knight does not know who broke into her home, but hopes it is also the same suspect.

"I pray that it's that person so I can go to sleep at night," Knight said.

Clark is in jail on a $39,000 bond.

Right now, he is accused of breaking into four homes, but police say he could be connected to more burglaries.

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