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Burglary suspect arrested near Georgia Tech following large SWAT presence

The suspect was taken into custody without incident.
Credit: Pete Smith/WXIA

ATLANTA — Police have arrested a burglary suspect after a brief SWAT team operation near Georgia Tech.

Officer Stephanie Brown with the Atlanta Police Department said that the SWAT team was called out of an abundance of caution to assist in arresting a wanted person later identified as 18-year-old Jonathan Tooker.

Tooker was wanted on charges of burglary and criminal trespass. Police said they had no indication that the man had any weapons or that he is a threat to anyone at this time. Still, the road was blocked due to the police response.

Tooker was taken into custody without injury by Atlanta police.

Credit: Pete Smith/WXIA