NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A 19-year-old man is facing charges after police say he tried to break into a Newport News house over the weekend.
Police say officers were called to a home on Lancaster Lane for a burglary in progress. A 49-year-old man told police he confronted the suspect, who then ran toward a nearby Walmart on Jefferson Avenue.
Officers detained a man matching a description of the suspect, and identified Christopher Jordan Brown as the suspect of the attempted break-in.
Police say a second burglary incident was reported on Masters Trail while Brown was being interviewed. He is now faced with two breaking and entering charges.