HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police charged a Hub City man with residential burglary on Thursday afternoon.
Officers responded to a burglary in progress report at a home in the 1000 block of Edwards Street just before 1 p.m., according to the Hattiesburg Police Department.
Police said the suspect, identified as 20-year-old Lionel Isiah Townsend, fled the home but was arrested next door.
Townsend was booked in the Forrest County Jail.