Suspect charged with break-in at Detroit Opera House
Robert Jones faces breaking and entering, malicious destruction of property charges
A 46-year-old Detroit man has been charged with allegedly breaking into the city's Opera House and then getting caught when he tried to help two police officers who got locked inside.
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Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy on Wednesday charged Robert Jones with breaking and entering, safe braking and malicious destruction of building and personal property.
Brown is accused of smashing out a glass door early Tuesday morning and forcing open a cash register.
While Brown was inside, two police officers went in to try to find him -- but they walked through two doors that locked behind them.
Brown found a security guard in the building and led the guard to the officers who were stuck in the stairwell.
Once the doors were unlocked and the officers freed, Brown was arrested.