READ: Crime Alert Issued after Police Nab Suspect in Occupied Break-in
Riverview Terr. homeowners found man in bedroom Sunday night, police say.
The Fridley Police Department issued a crime alert Monday after the Sunday night arrest of a man who they say broke into a home in the 6400 block of Riverview Terrace NE, north of Ed Wilmes Park.
According to the crime alert, homeowners discovered the man in a bedroom around 9 p.m. Sunday. He escaped, taking keys, and locked himself in the homeowners' vehicle, from which police were able to remove him and then arrest him.
The crime alert lists safety tips that according to police can help make homes less attractive to thieves.