Suspected metal thief caught in the act - Tucson News Now

Suspected metal thief caught in the act

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Francisco Robles (Source: Tucson Police) Francisco Robles (Source: Tucson Police)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police say they have caught a metal thief who barely made it out of a scrap year.

Francisco Robles, 50, was arrested Sunday night outside of Tucson Iron and Metal, located near 36th Street and Park Avenue.

Police got a call about a burglary in progress and officers say they saw Robles climbing over the fence as they arrived.

They say he was carrying a small amount of scrap wiring on him. Now he has been charged with third degree burglary.

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