The Issaquah Police Department arrested a man at 4:34 a.m. April 5, 2013, for attempting to steal copper wire from a home under construction.
Officers responded to the suspicious man in the 2600 block of Northwest Pine Cone Place.
When officers arrived, the suspect ran. After a short foot pursuit, the suspect was arrested.
With further investigation, it was discovered that the suspect, a 55-year-old Seattle man, was attempting to remove wiring from the home.
The man was later booked into the King County Jail for second-degree burglary, second-degree malicious mischief, obstructing a public servant and having burglar tools.
This incident is a good reminder for the community to report any suspicious activity at construction sites.
For more information, call 425-837-3200.