PEPPERELL — Two Nashua, N.H., men were ordered held on $500 cash bail at their arraignment on charges they broke into a Pepperell home on Sunday afternoon.

Anthony A. Moccia, 35 and Michael T. Vose, 24, were arraigned in Ayer District Court Monday, where Judge Michael Brooks ordered both men held on $500 cash bail. If either man posts bail, he must stay away from the alleged victim.

Moccia and Vose were charged with breaking and entering into a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony and larceny over $250. Vose was also charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, the statement said.

Police went to a Lawrence Street home around 2:40 p.m. Sunday in response to a house alarm. On the street, an officer noticed a man running toward a blue sedan and driving away. The driver only traveled about 100 yards before being pulled over, according to Police Chief David Scott.

Another officer checked out the home, and noticed the front door had been forced open, the statement said. After contacting the homeowner, officers determined the suspects had items inside their car that were taken from the home, including foreign currency and silver, Scott said.

Both men are due back in Ayer District Court on July 29. — Melissa Hanson