NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Thursday, September 25th, 2008 / 02:30 PM
SUBJECT:Attempted Burglary

At 10:33 AM police responded to the area of 1463 VanCortland St for a report of a suspicious person. Responding officers heard a loud bang in the rear of the residence and saw a person matching the description fleeing thru the backyards. A foot pursuit ensued to the area of 1364 Chrisler Ave where a Niskayuna Police Officer who was in the area for radio repairs observed the suspect enter the house.

The suspect was taken into custody with assistance from both the Niskayuna and Rotterdam Police.

The suspect 20 year old Anthony Albert Jones of 1078 Congress Street in Schenectady is being held at the Schenectady Police Department awaiting arraignment on a charge of Attempted Burglary and Resisting Arrest.