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Police: Man in Forest Grove arrested for burglary; tries to bite officer

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FOREST GROVE, OR -

A Forest Grove woman called police to report a man attempting to break into her home, according to Forest Grove Police.

Police say the man went into the home and stole a purse before running away.

Officials say there was a separate report of a man matching the suspect’s description hiding near the Pacific University campus and breaking into a vehicle.

Forest Grove police, along with the Washington County Sheriff’s office, Campus Pubic Safety, and a police K-9 began searching for the suspect.

The suspect was found 20 minutes later, and attempted to bite an officer while being taken into custody, according to the report.

James Daniel O’Neill, 23, was arrested on multiple charges including Burglary I and Theft II.

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