Point Breeze burglary suspect arrested

Pittsburgh Police say they have arrested a man who allegedly attempted to rob a Point Breeze home. Officers responded to the call early Monday morning in the 6900-block of Claridge Place. Shortly after, a man matching the description given by the victim was seen on foot in Homewood.

When an officer confronted the man, police say he dropped a bag and fled. He was quickly apprehended with the help of a K-9.

Police say he gave the arresting officers a false identity, but was later identified as Harry Carter.

The bag he dropped contained two black leather gloves, a flashlight, a crowbar and a screwdriver.

He is in Allegheny County jail and facing several charges.

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