The man who was seen breaking into a CenturyLink cable box in Tucson's south side on Saturday, July 7 has been arrested, officials say.

Because of help from the community, Tucson police were able to identify and arrest the man, the Tucson Police Department said on Twitter

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He has been identified as Charles Governale, 32. He is facing charges of burglary and criminal damage, police said. 

The break-in caused thousands of dollars in damage, the Tucson Police Department said in a Facebook post earlier in the week. The break-in also caused phone, cable, and internet outages for customers in the area of 1400 E. Irvington Road.

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at gknott@tucson.com or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

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Gloria is a Tucson native and attended the University of Arizona. She started at the Star as an apprentice in 2017. Following her apprenticeship, she began freelancing until becoming a full-time reporter and producer after her college graduation in 2018.