A 38-year-old Italian man was caught trying to break into a Sliema residence yesterday afternoon.
Police were informed about the incident at around 5:15 pm after they received a phone call that someone was trying to break through a window at a residence on Tower Road.
Several police cars immediately rushed to the scene when, upon arriving, the 38-year-old Italian man tried to flee but was caught on foot and subsequently arrested.
No one was hurt during the incident.
Investigations are ongoing.