BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- Officers caught a man in the act after he broke into a vacant dental office early Saturday morning.
According to police, officers arrived at the 7500 block of West Main around 4 a.m. Saturday. When they got to the scene officers heard banging inside the building. Police set up a perimeter and found the man burglarizing the business.
Police believe the 24-year-old man was trying to steal copper out of the building.
The suspect is facing burglary charges.