Manhunt reported off canal bank in Harlingen

Manhunt in Harlingen

Authorities are searching a west Harlingen canal for a burglary suspect who was allegedly caught in the act.

Law enforcement officials converged on a canal just south of Expressway 83 between Stuart Place and Altas Palmas Roads around 12:40 p.m. Monday.

Investigators told Action 4 News that the suspect burglarized a home several miles away off Rangerville Road.

The homeowner followed the suspect to the area where the suspect reportedly fled on foot.

Deputy constables, sheriff's depuities and Harlingen police are all at the scene.

Action 4 News will provide more information as it becomes available.