Posted October 17, 2018 05:22:11 A burglar is breaking into the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., but the FBI is already on the scene and is taking him down, the FBI said on Monday.
FBI officials announced on Monday that they have arrested a suspect in a burglary in the office building at the Pentagon.
The FBI said the suspect entered the Pentagon and broke into an office of the United States Information Agency, which manages classified information for the Department of Defense.
He fled the scene in a silver SUV, which was seen near the building.
“At this time, the suspect is being held in custody and will be charged with burglary in an unauthorized location, a crime of violence, and destruction of property,” the FBI statement said.
“The FBI is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Washington Field Office at 202-727-9099.”
The FBI released photos of the suspect, who was arrested in the parking lot of the Pentagon parking garage on Monday afternoon.
According to the FBI, the incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. local time.
It is not clear whether the suspect was wearing a mask.