Colton police arrested a man who tried to break into a strip club this morning.

Lehman Mitchell, 32, of San Bernardino was booked into jail on suspicion of violating parole and attempted burglary, police said.

An officer was investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of South La Cadena Street at 4:07 a.m. when the burglary alarm was triggered at the Fantasy Night Club across the street.

The officer spotted Mitchell walking away from the club and detained him.

Police determined through the club's video surveillance that a man climbed onto the roof and cut the alarm wires while Mitchell approached the front door with a crowbar.

Officers were unable to find the second man.


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