An Akron man faces charges on suspicion that he broke into the Akron Masjid late Friday night .
Akron Police Lt. Rick Edwards said someone heard glass breaking inside the mosque on Old Main St. around midnight and called the authorities. Police arrived, heard someone inside, and called for a K-9 unit. Officers and the K-9 chased 41-year-old Tyrone Benford into a bathroom, where he was arrested and charged with breaking and entering.
Edwards said officers also found a safe inside the mosque with pry marks on it. Benford is scheduled for arraignment Tuesday.