SAUK RAPIDS TOWNSHIP - An alert witness helped stop a burglary in progress.

The Benton County Sheriff says they received a call just before 2:00 a.m. this (Wednesday) morning at a storage facility at 780 Mayhew Lake Road Northeast.  The caller spotted a man cutting locks off the storage lockers.

Responding deputies found the man hiding inside one of the storage units.  He's been identified as 38-year-old Lenny Bissell of St. Cloud.  He's being held in the Benton County Jail.