Niles Police: Man attempts breaking into safe with power tools

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When officers got in the store, they could hear a power tool and smell burning metal

Joshua Huey Mugshot

Trumbull County Jail

NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – According to a Facebook post from the Niles Police Department, a man was caught trying to break into a bank safe in Niles.

Just after 2 a.m., Niles Dispatch received simultaneous alarms for Giant Eagle and Huntington Bank inside the store on Vienna Ave.

When officers got in the store, they could hear a power tool and smell burning metal.

Officers entered the bank and found Joshua Huey trying to open the safe. Dispatch told them the alarm company saw a man on video.

They say they saw man using a power tool to break into the safe.

Huey was taken to the Trumbull County Jail. He’s facing several charges including breaking and entering and safe cracking.

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