(CBS) — A 15-year-old boy foiled a burglary Thursday night, Evanston police say.

Evanston Police Cmdr. Joe Dugan says it happened in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue.

“There was a 15-year-old male at home.  He heard the dog barking.  He didn’t know what the dog was barking at.

“He went upstairs.  Opened up a bedroom door and saw an individual rummaging through one of the dressers.”

Dugan says the boy recognized the man as a neighborhood resident – and the man ran out without stealing anything.

creed Teen Foils Evanston Burglary, Suspect Arrested: Police

Creed McGee (Cook County Sheriff)

He says police arrested the 52-year-old man in a yard across the street.

Creed McGee was being held at the Cook Count Jail on $25,000 bond. His next court date is Aug. 7, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office says.

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