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Two burglary suspects caught in the act

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Bluefield, W.Va(WVVA)--Two lawn care workers are caught trying to burglarize a Bluefield, West Virginia home.

Ward Sowers, 29, of Bluefield, W.Va. and Bruce Smith, 34, of Falls Mills, Va. were arrested on Thursday during a sting operation.

Two officers with the Bluefield, W.Va. Police Department were hiding inside a home on Edgewood Road when the two men entered through the back door. When the officers revealed themselves, Sowers and Smith tried to run, but were quickly caught.

The sting operation was hatched out after the residence was burglarized a week before.

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