The Devils Lake Police Department reports that charges are pending against a 26-year-old Devils Lake man after he allegedly broke into a house Saturday while an off-duty police officer watched from the house across the street.

The Devils Lake Police Department reports that charges are pending against a 26-year-old Devils Lake man after he allegedly broke into a house Saturday while an off-duty police officer watched from the house across the street.

Police say the officer was visiting the neighboring house for a gathering when the incident happened shortly after noon on Saturday. The officer called uniformed officers who arrived and arrested the suspect at the home in the 800 block of Second Street NE.

Police say the man allegedly stole an X-box from the home and will face a burglary charge.