New Bedford Police arrested a city man early Monday morning after he attempted to break into a residence at 49 Acushnet Avenue.

Police say 42-year-old Ricardo Rae Conceicao, of 80 Rivet Street, was trying to break into a window when something scared him off. Nothing was taken from the residence, and the person who lived there knew Conceicao and identified him to police.

He was arrested at shortly before 5:30 a.m., and is charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony.