Police: Burglary suspect found hiding under desk
Security officer credited with helping police
MADISON, Wis. — A security officer’s decision to call police helped officers find a burglary suspect hiding under a desk in an office Wednesday night, according to police.
Police were called to Villager Mall on South Park Street at 6:19 p.m. to a report of a break-in in progress.
Officers said they found Perry M. Coleman, 18, of Madison, hiding under a desk inside an office he had broken into using a screwdriver.
Police also suspect Coleman in a burglary at the same office Sept. 20. Cash was taken during the burglary.
Coleman was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of burglary tools and criminal damage to property.