DETROIT (WXYZ) - A 46-year-old man from Fraser was arrested Tuesday morning after police say he broke into the Detroit Opera House.
According to police, he threw a large rock or a cement block into the Opera House around 2:15 a.m.
He reportedly got up to the third floor and began going through office drawers, but did not find anything.
The suspect came back down and was hiding in the Cadillac Cafe when police walked by him. The officers went to search the rest of the building. They walked through the doors into a the Madison Entrance, which is primarily used for artists. The door locked behind them. All other doors leading out of that area require key access.
The suspect, who was hiding behind the bar in the Cadillac Cafe tried to exit the building.
He ran into the security guard on his way out and made up a story about how he worked there and that his girlfriend was inside.
The security guard, who knows pretty much everyone who works there, asked the suspect to take him to his girlfriend.
The suspect then unwittingly took the guard to the area where the police were trapped. They opened the doors and the officers asked the suspect some questions and arrested him.
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