Woman comes home, finds man inside her house in Alexandria

Maurice Hampton

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - The Alexandria Police Department has arrested an Alexandria man for burglarizing a home in the 1700 block of Thornton Court.

Police say on Wednesday the homeowner called police and told them that, as she arrived home, she discovered a man inside. But, when police arrived, the suspect took off.

Officers tracked down the man in the Lee Street area and identified him as Maurice Hampton, 24. He was charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.

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