Suspected burglar caught trying to break into house

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 07 Jul 2019

KAJANG: A suspected burglar was caught red handed trying to break into a house at Bandar Baru Bangi on Sunday (July 7).

Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof said the incident occurred at around 8.30am.

"We received a tip-off that a man was seen scaling the roof and trying to pry open the grill of a house in Section 4, here.

"We dispatched a team of police personnel who managed to arrest the suspect who was hiding in one of the rooms in the house," he said when contacted Sunday.

He added that the suspect had 11 prior charges for drug and house break-in cases.

"Urine tests were conducted on the suspect and came back positive for heroin.

"We will remand the suspect to help with further investigations," he said, adding that the case was classified as house break-in and consuming drugs.

He also urged anyone with information on similar cases to contact the police hotline at 03-2052 9999 or visit the nearest police station.

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