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Man accused of carrying mop, trying on shirts in break-in

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

BOURBON, Mo. (AP) - An eastern Missouri man is accused of breaking into a home, carrying a mop around during the burglary, and trying on the resident's shirts before leaping through a glass window to escape.

KMOV-TV reports that 26-year-old Kaleb Douglas is charged with first-degree burglary and third-degree assault.

The break-in occurred Aug. 31 in Bourbon, Missouri. Police Chief Paul Satterfield says Douglas was first suspected of throwing rocks at car on Interstate 44 from a highway overpass. When deputies arrived the suspect ran into the woods.

Later, a resident reported a man in his home carrying a mop, and trying on his shirts. Douglas allegedly kicked the resident in the hand, dislocating a finger.

Satterfield says that when officers arrived, the suspect jumped from a coffee table through a double-pane window.

Information from: KMOV-TV, http://www.kmov.com

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