Police identify suspect who tried to hide in ceiling after burglary at northwest side Best Buy store

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A man was taken into custody after a burglary early Wednesday morning at a northwest side Best Buy store.

Indianapolis Metropolitan police were called to Best Buy, 4625 Lafayette Rd., around 4:45 a.m. in response to a business alarm.

4 Fast Facts

  • Police arrest suspect after burglary at Best Buy store
  • Police were called after business alarm went off early Wednesday morning
  • A fire truck was brought in so police could get access to the business' roof
  • Police found the man hiding in a false ceiling

When officers arrived, they realized that someone had burglarized the business. Police used a K-9 to search the area and a Pike Township fire truck was at the scene to give officers access to the store's roof.

After a search, police found the suspect, identified as Torvon Davis, 25,  hiding in a "false ceiling." Police said they reviewed surveillance footage and believe no one else was involved in the burglary.

Davis was not hurt during the incident, police said, although he did damage part of the store while trying to steal items.