Pritchard City Council President holds burglary suspect at gunpoint

PRITCHARD, AL (WBRC) - Prichard, Alabama's City Council President saved the day after holding a burglary suspect at gunpoint until police arrived.

Napoleon Bracy was touring Glendale Elementary School with two others. It was closed a year ago and thieves had begun to steal from the building. While they were there, a suspected thief saw them and ran at them.

Bracy happened to be carrying a gun on him and pulled it on the alleged attacker.

Bracy tied up Phillip Johnson and held him until police arrived. He faces Third Degree Burglary charges.