Man Caught Stealing From Lumber Yard

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

A man is caught trying to steal things from a lumber yard here in Topeka.

Police say a man was arrested inside Whelan's lumber yard on 715 SE 4th street just after 10 p.m. Saturday.

Police and the owner of the lumber yard responded to the alarm sounded, when a sweep was made they found the burglary suspect inside.

Officials say the man went in through a window at least 15 feet from the ground.

The suspect is said to have just been released from jail ten days ago on burglary charges, his name has not been released at this time.

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