El Cerrito police captured a 46-year-old burglary suspect on a rooftop early Sunday morning, police said Thursday.
Responding to an audible alarm about 2:40 a.m., police spotted a suspected would-be burglar on the roof of a business in the 10000 block of San Pablo Avenue, according to a police news release titled "Rooftop Burglar Caught In the Act."
Officers established a perimeter around business and found the man trying to hide from officers on a nearby roof.
The man, a transient, was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary and transported to the county jail in Martinez, police said. The case number is 12-01926.