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Man breaks into residence, is discovered by homeowner asleep in chair: CKPS

Chatham-Kent police cruiser in Chatham, Ont., on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Submitted to CTV News Windsor) Chatham-Kent police cruiser in Chatham, Ont., on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Submitted to CTV News Windsor)
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A 45-year-old man has been charged after breaking into a Chatham home and falling asleep inside the residence.

According to the Chatham-Kent Police Service, at approximately 1:57 p.m. on Friday, police were called to a residential address in the area of Taylor Avenue in Chatham regarding a break and enter.

Police learned that a man was found sleeping in a chair inside the residence after the victim had returned home.

After the man woke up, he then left the residence.

The 45-year-old Chatham man was later located and arrested for being unlawfully in a dwelling.

He was then transported to Chatham-Kent Police Headquarters and later released with a future court date and conditions.

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