(KMOV) – Police charged a 32-year-old man with attempted theft after he was spotted running from a St. Louis Police substation lot early Tuesday morning.
According to police, Montreal Rush, of Shenandoah, was charged with attempted theft/stealing, resisting arrest and 1st degree trespassing after he was seen running from the scene.
Police say a female officer originally spotted the suspect running from the parking lot. The officer investigated the scene and discovered two cars were broken into. From there, she proceeded to called for back-up on the scene.
The break-ins happened just after 1:15 a.m. at the substation located at Martin Luther King Blvd and Jefferson Avenue.
After a short chase, police were able to track down Rush, where he was later arrested in the 2800 block of Gamble.
Authorities say only the personal cars of two officers were broken into. Police are currently investigating if anything was stolen from the vehicles at this time.