MIAMI (WSVN) - Suspected car burglars were caught in Miami, Tuesday morning.

Keyon Curington and another person now face multiple charges including grand theft using a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.

Police said, around 1 a.m., two people tried breaking into a car along Northeast 71st Street and Fifth Avenue.

They ran off when police officers responded to the area, which triggered a massive response and perimeter.

One of the suspects was caught early on in the search without incident.

According to Reverend Jerome Starling, the other suspect was on top of his roof trying to escape authorities, as SWAT members surrounded his home.

His Ring camera capturing a play-by-play.

“A SWAT team told me to stay in the house,” he said. “There were like two or three SWAT teams out there.”

Starling believed they used a ladder behind his house to get onto the roof.

“The ladder was back there in the back,” he said, “so evidently, they put this ladder beside the roof, and they went on top of the roof, as they were hiding from the police. That’s my guess, because the police said the SWAT team found them on top of my roof.”

Eventually, SWAT teams had to draw their guns to bring them down after they were found.

Once on the ground the man on the roof was handcuffed.

Both suspects were taken into custody after a search involving K-9 units and help from the Miami-Dade Police Aviation Team.

Miami detectives, with the help of City of Miami fire rescue, later climbed up on that roof and gathered evidence.

Police said in one of the backyards, they found a firearm as well as a magazine.

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