CONCORD (CBS SF) — A man suspected of breaking into several Concord homes was arrested Tuesday morning after dropping from a home’s attic through the ceiling into the waiting arms of officers.

Concord Police said residents of the Holbrook Heights neighborhood reported seeing a man breaking into several homes and fleeing to a vacant house.

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Officers arrived at the home and tried to arrest the unidentified suspect, but he escaped to the attic and hid for more than an hour, according to a post on the Concord Police Facebook page.

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The man eventually agreed to come out and punched his way through the ceiling, falling into the arms of officers who were waiting with handcuffs, according to the post.

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The man was jailed on burglary and theft charges.