Police Find Robbery Suspect Covered In Tar
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- Police say a Charlotte man tried to break into a medical office through the roof... That had recently been tarred.
Richard Rivera, 34, allegedly broke into the Northcross Medical Center on Albemarle Road early Thursday morning. Police say they were called to the scene around 1 a.m. and found a bag containing burglary tools and several types of prescription medications.
They also discovered a trail of tar inside the building. Rivera was found hiding in a bathroom and covered in tar.
According to reports, detectives linked Rivera to three other break-ins, including one earlier this year at the Northcross Medical Center.