Police: Brainerd burglary suspect fell asleep

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Aug 26, 2011 at 9:38 am

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) - Brainerd police say a burglary suspect may have been sleeping on the job. 

Officers got a call around 11 a.m. Wednesday about a burglary. The person who reported the crime told police a man was asleep or passed out in the home.


Police say a 29-year-old man was found asleep on the floor. Police allege he broke a window to get in the house and was trying to steal copper pipes.


The house is being renovated and no one was home.


KSAX-TV reports ( ) the man is in the Crow Wing County Jail awaiting charges. 

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