Fairfax County police say they caught a would-be burglar in McLean this week.
At about 9:13 p.m. Tuesday, a resident in the 1500 block of Mintwood Drive reported that someone had attempted to enter their home but ran away.
Within minutes, a similar report came in from a resident in a nearby home: Someone had attempted to enter their garage but fled.
Police arrived shortly and caught the man as he was trying to get away, spokesman Bud Walker told Patch.
Leslie Allen Rouse, 27, of Virginia Beach, has been charged with two counts of burglary.
No one was injured.