Police arrest burglary suspect hiding in Colorado Springs strip mall

Colorado Springs police arrested a burglary suspect hiding in this strip mall Monday afternoon. Alison Mastrangelo - FOX21 News

Colorado Springs police arrested a burglary suspect who was hiding in the attic of a strip mall Monday afternoon.

The incident occured at 3734 Astrozon Boulevard, just west of Academy Boulevard. Police said they recieved a burglary in progress call around 8:45 a.m. When they arrived, they heard the suspect moving around in the attic area.

Police said neighboring businesses were evacuated and the Tactical Enforcement Unit responded to the scene to assist with the search of the large building.

Police said the suspect, 30-year-old James McDow, was taken into custody around 1:45 p.m.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s