THE BRONX - A man and his wife from Longwood are neighborhood heroes after helping to catch a serial car vandal.
According to one resident, who didn't want to be identified, her husband caught the suspect after he popped a side view mirror off a vehicle on Freeman Street Wednesday night.
She says the two began to struggle, and she rushed to help. They then discovered the man had a bag full of stolen car mirrors, and were able to detain him until police arrived.
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Officials have identified the suspect as Carlos Marrero.
Marrero was arraigned Friday and is charged with auto stripping, criminal mischief and possession of stolen property.
A Bronx judge released the 49-year-old on his own recognizance.