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Published August 26, 2011, 08:57 AM

Police: Burglary suspect may have fallen asleep

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

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 (http://bit.ly/oXNuTq ) the man is in the Crow Wing County Jail awaiting charges.

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