PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A man suspected of breaking into a Pawtucket home Monday tried to escape on a bicycle.
Pawtucket police said an officer responding to a burglar alarm on West Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Monday saw a man pedaling away from a home carrying a laptop.
The officer ran after the suspect, who dropped the laptop and the bike. Police said the suspect ran off, but the officer found him a short time later, hiding between a home and a shed on Brown Street.
The officer arrested the man, identified as 32-year-old Marc Aukstikalnis. Police said he’s charged with breaking and entering.