Police arrest suspect in attempted home break-in

NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY - Police arrested a man for allegedly trying to break into a New Bern home.

Officers said they received a call at about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday of a man attempting to break into a residence on the 700 block of Craven Street. The suspect, 24-year-old Shawn Michael Johnson, was later arrested at his home on the same street, police said.

Johnson was charged with attempted breaking and entering and received a $1500 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 21.

There was no word on what the suspect was allegedly trying to steal.

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