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49-year-old man charged with burglary, vandalism after breaking into store

Nashville, TENNESSEE – According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, his name is Michael Pinkerton and he was arrested on Tuesday.

The 49-year-old man is now charged with burglary and vandalism.

This incident occurred right after 2 a.m. early Tuesday morning.

It happened at 1793 Gallatin Pike N.

MNPD officers responded to a burglary alarm.

The responding officers reportedly found the suspect inside the business with his hands up.

Pinkerton told the officers that he used a metal pole he found in the parking lot and broke a large glass window to enter the business in an attempt to find a place to sleep.

The 49-year-old man caused about $5,000 in damage, officials said.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.