FREMONT -- A 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary in connection to a break-in at an acupuncture business in the city's Central Downtown district over the weekend, police said.

Officers responded at 3:05 a.m. Sunday to security guard's report of a burglary at a commercial complex in the 39000 block of Paseo Padre Parkway, said police spokeswoman Geneva Bosques.

Police said the suspect, later identified by officers as Dale Moon, of Oakland, cut a hole through drywall to get inside Joy Acupuncture, then reportedly pilfered items from the business.

Officers found the suspect hiding on the second floor of the complex at another business, Fuddeno Bros. Inc., then surrounded the building and ordered the suspect to come out.

At first the suspect refused to leave a locked office inside Fuddeno Bros., but he later came out of the business without incident, Bosques said.

Officers arrested Moon, who reportedly had a bag full of items that included a gold chain, gift cards, a pocket watch and origami-folded dollar bills.

Contact Natalie Neysa Alund at 510-293-2469. Follow her at Twitter.com/nataliealund.



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