Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say officers have arrested a man who was trying to break into a gun store in south Charlotte last week.
Bradley James Lonneville, 20, has been charged with with felony breaking and entering and with possession of burglary tools.
Police officers responded to an alarm activation report at East Coast Weapons around 11:18 p.m. on Jan. 28. When they arrived, they found Lonneville in the back of the business.
East Coast weapons sells handguns, rifles, shot guns and ammunition, according to its website.
Investigators say Lonneville had pried open the rear door.
Police encourage anyone with information about the case to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. Tipsters are eligible for a reward for information that leads to an arrest.