At 7:45 p.m. on Monday, January 30 a witness in a vehicle in the 1-100 block of School Avenue observed a 40-year-old male suspect attempting to break down the front door of a home by ramming it with his shoulder. The witness yelled at the suspect and the suspect approached the witness with a beer bottle in one hand and a knife in the other. The witness backed away from the suspect in his vehicle and contacted police. Police arrived onscene and arrested the suspect.
The suspect is being held for court today and is being charged with attempted break and enter, possession of dangerous weapons and assault with a weapon.