A 55-year-old Charlottetown man has been charged with break and enter for an incident that occurred on Dorchester Street on Monday.
Charlottetown police responded to a break and enter in progress call at 1 p.m. on June 10.
The home owner had returned home to find a man going down a staircase behind the residence.
When confronted, the suspect fled on foot.
Police were able to identify the suspect and locate him a few hours later.
The accused was charged and released with undertaking conditions.
He will appear in provincial court at a later date.