Indio -

An Indio man is in custody tonight accused of trying to steal copper from air conditioning units at the Village Market in Indio around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.  

Police say witnesses saw 33-year old Daniel Medina taking parts and storing them nearby.

When officers got to the market, they saw Medina running from the scene.  After a brief chase, officers took Medina into custody.

Medina is facing burglary charges and is booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio.