Crime

Burglary suspect caught on roof of Macon restaurant

A Macon man was caught early Saturday morning on the roof of the restaurant he allegedly had broken into, according to police.

Police arrested Jesus Velez, 22, on burglary charges after he was captured on the roof of El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant located at 3555 Mercer University Drive, according to a news release.

Officers responded to the restaurant for a burglar alarm activation shortly after 2 a.m. Velez had dropped his identification inside before he exited to the roof, according to police.

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