BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo police arrested a man from Jamestown for allegedly trying to steal laptops from a public school.

John Bish, 51, was caught trying to take laptops from a Buffalo Public School on the 100 block of Elk Street.

Police say Bish hit the school's principal when he confronted Bish during the act. 

Bish faces multiple charges, including burglary and third-degree assault.