A 16-year-old boy was arrested after the burglary of a tobacco shop, according to a release from Janesville police.
Officers were called to Smokers World II at 1905 Center Ave. Suite 3 at 1:40 a.m. Thursday for a burglar alarm. Police spotted someone leaving the area on foot who fled when officers tried to contact him.
The teen was caught after a short foot chase. Police said he had stolen property from the burglary.
The front door of the business was smashed by someone throwing an object through a window, according to the release.
The teen was arrested on suspicion of burglary, criminal damage to property, theft, resisting an officer, felony bail jumping, underage alcohol consumption and curfew violation.