Overnight break-in at UT Police Headquarters - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Reported by Brooke Sanders

Overnight break-in at UT Police Headquarters

Memphis police are searching for a male suspect in an overnight break-in at the University of Tennessee Police Headquarters on 45 North Manassas.

The break-in happened shortly after 1:00 am Wednesday.

The suspect stole a shotgun and pointed it at a dispatcher, the only other person in the building at the time. The dispatcher took cover under a desk and the suspect fled out the front door.

Memphis Police couldn't find the suspect's point of entry but are still investigating with the help of crime scene and K-9 units.

The suspect will face an aggravated assault charge and possibly others charges when arrested. Police continue to search for the man.

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