Man caught in alleged burglary

By Chelsea Bishop

Man caught in alleged burglary

May 16, 2014 Updated May 16, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT

Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Ithaca police responded to a burglary in progress Thursday night.

Around 8 p.m., officers were dispatched to 611 East Seneca St.

According to police, Brian O'Connor, 21, forced his way into the home, damaged some property, removed a fire extinguisher and tried to escape down a fire escape.

O'Connor was charged with criminal mischief, possession of burglar tools, and burglary.

He was arraigned on the charges and released on an appearance ticket.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.