A couple was busted for breaking into a Boston bar after hours.

Boston police responded to a report of a man and a woman hanging out in the Times Irish Pub and Restaurant at 112 Broad St. at about 2:22 a.m., after the bar had closed.

Officers rolled up and spotted two people trying to hide behind the bar. When that didn’t work out for them, police said, they bolted out the back door.

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According to their report, Laura Riddle, 42, of Tewksbury didn’t get too far. She was placed into custody in the Wharf Center area.

Jason Smith, 46, of Andover, took off running and officers had to chase him down before catching him near 1 International Place.

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Both Riddle and Smith were arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on charges of breaking and entering a building with intent to commit a felony.

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