A 15-year-old boy was apprehended by police Wednesday night in Mount Pearl after officers chased him on foot and charged him with break and entry.
Around 11:10 p.m., Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers responded to a report of a person breaking into a home on Sunrise Avenue.
On arrival, the RNC said a suspect was seen running from the area.
Officers ran after the teen and charged him with break and entry, attempted break and entry, theft, resisting arrest, assaulting a police officer and carrying a concealed weapon.
He was held in custody overnight until a court appearance.