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Suspect in Methuen break-ins caught in act, police say

A suspect in a string of burglaries in Methuen is in custody after a man caught him in the act and, with the help of a friend, pinned him to the ground until police arrived, Methuen police said.

Wilfredo Rivera, 45, was arraigned in Lawrence District Court Monday, said Lieutenant Michael Pappalardo of the Methuen police.

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