LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man is accused of stealing research belonging to a University of Louisville professor.

According to an arrest report, the theft took place on Jan. 3, when 41-year-old Brad Malone walked into U of L's Sacket Hall at the corner of South Third Street and Eastern Parkway.

Police say he took a backpack that belonged to a professor. Inside the backpack was a laptop containing that professor's research.

Police say he was arrested on Friday and charged with third-degree burglary. According to the arrest report, Malone had been banned from the U of L campus after he was accused of several other felony thefts at the school.

Malone is currently being held in Louisville Metro Corrections.

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