12 year old helps with arrest

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In Blair County, a 12 year old is being credited with helping provide a description that led to the arrest of a local man.

Police say the boy was home on the evening of July 26 when Jason Moninger allegedly broke into the house alone Wharton Avenue in the Lakemont section of Altoona.  The boy hid behind a door before confronting the man who then ran away. When the boy’s parents got back home, he described the man, who was later identified as Moninger.

Police were able to find Moninger and arrest him.

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