WARREN - Police say a man they caught this morning cutting telephone pole wires had an 11-year-old boy helping him and serving as his lookout.
Timothy Woodyard, 33, 341 Charles Ave. S.E., is in Trumbull County Jail facing charges of endangering children, possession of criminal tools and petty theft after his arraignment in municipal court earlier today.
Police were called shortly after midnight to Charles and South streets after a caller said she saw two males cutting wires from telephone poles, reports state.
Police arrived and found the pair cutting the wires in front of 125 Charles Ave. S.E. According to police, the second person was the 11-year-old son of Woodyard's girlfriend, reports state.
Police said Woodyard forced the boy to help him cut the wire, reports state, and he was arrested and taken to the jail.