Victim Of Car Break-In Arrested For Beating Suspect

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Christian Johnson appears in court.

Christian Johnson appears in court.

SWAMPSCOTT (CBS) – A man who caught someone breaking into his car ended up in trouble when he called the police.

Police say that Christian Johnson broke into a car on Cherry Street in Swampscott, but the car’s owner, Anthony McKay caught him.

Johnson couldn’t really speak during today’s arraignment, because McKay punched him in the mouth and broke his jaw.

Police arrested Johnson, but also gave McKay a summons for assault and battery.

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