Police in Ithaca say they were called to the Salvation Army Store on Elmira Road around 7:20 a.m. for a burglary in progress.
An employee was opening the store and found signs of unlawful entry into the business. The employee reported hearing at least one person inside the store.
Upon arrival, officers cleared the building and determined multiple valuables were taken from the business. Furthermore, Ithaca resident, Alexander Capalongo, was later found hiding inside the loft of the business in possession of the stolen property.
Capalongo was charged with burglary as a felony. He was released and not eligible for bail.
Further information is not being released, police said, as the investigation continues.
Witnesses are encouraged to contact IPD.
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