A Belton teenager is in police custody after allegedly trying to steal items from a storage building Sunday morning.

Belton police responded to a call about a burglary in the 400 block of East 13th Street around 5:40 AM Sunday.

The victim told police he saw a young man, later identified as Damion Kane Drake, inside a storage building with items in his hands. Once spotted, Drake allegedly dropped the items and fled on foot.

Police found Drake near the area of the crime and took him into custody. He was booked into the Bell County Jail at 6:54 AM Sunday and charged with burglary of a building - a state jail felony.