UPDATE: One in custody after breaking into the wrong building
UPDATE: The suspect is expected to be charged with trespassing, according to police.
They believe that the suspect simply meant to trespass, not to take any property.
The investigation is ongoing.
OKLAHOMA CITY – An unsuspecting thief broke into the wrong building Saturday morning.
The break in landed him on the ground at gunpoint, said officials.
Around 9:05 a.m. police received a call of an attempted break in near the Broadway Extension and West Hefner Road.
Turns out, the thief had attempted to break into a federal building linked to the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration.
An agent at the building saw the break-in, called 911, and then stopped the thief.
Police were told he was looking for electronics.
Federal officials say it was as simple as the thief wanting copper wire.
Authorities have one man in custody.
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