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Alleged burglar arrested an hour after University area burglary

Police caught an alleged burglar this morning an hour after the burglary in the University of Hawaii area because of an all-points bulletin broadcast with his description from surveillance video.

An alarm in a commercial building in the University area alerted police 1:13 a.m. to the burglary.

Officers found a smashed window, then reviewed the surveillance footage, and broadcasted a description of the suspect.

Police found a 26-year-old man, who matched the description and resembled the suspect in the surveillance video, and arrested him at 2:15 a.m. on suspicion of second-degree robbery.

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