Would-be burglar locked in storage unit

ST JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — This is the ultimate inside job.

St. Joseph police say 49-year-old man was arrested after he got locked inside a storage unit he was trying to burglarize.

The caper began early Sunday, when a security employee at Mini-Warehouse in St. Joseph noticed a unit’s door was slightly ajar. The employee shut and latched the door.

The security guard later heard a noise coming from inside the unit. It was the suspect trying to free himself, and police arrested him.


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