DC Police Arrest Burglary Suspect On A Roof

12:48 PM, May 10, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- An official says that Thursday afternoon, police were called to the scene where a man was spotted on a roof in Northwest DC and they later discovered he may have committed some burglaries in the area.

According to the official, at approximately 4 p.m. police got a call for a suspicious person on a roof in the 3800 block of 13th Street NW.

Officers went to the scene and tried several times to contact the man. The man reportedly remained on the roof and tried to get away from officers but failed.

The man was eventually caught and brought down from the roof, says the official.

Officers later learned some apartments in the building had been burglarized, and the man was identified as the suspect in the burglaries, according to the official.

The official says he was arrested for two burglaries.

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