Amarillo police say they have arrested a man for the burglary of JC Penney located in Westgate Mall.
Around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a call for a suspicious car parked in an alley near the mall, and the caller had seen some people looking in the windows of JC Penney.
Officers then received a call from the security company that alarms were activated at the store in the mall.
Officers formed a perimeter around the area and said they saw a suspect inside breaking into the jewelry cases.
The suspect tried to run away but was subdued by officers and a K-9.
He’s identified as Junayd Howard and was in possession of property from JC Penney.
He was arrested and booked into the Potter County Detention Center.