Man who tried forcing himself into home with axe found in tree

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – An attempted burglary suspect was taken into custody Sunday after being found in a tree.

The Terre Haute Police department deployed K9 “Pitts” to help locate a suspect that tried entering a home by forcing his way in with an axe. The suspect was also known to have multiple warrants for his arrest.

K9 Pitts led officers to a small wooded area, and after an initial check of that area, officers couldn’t locate the suspect. K9 Pitts persisted that someone was hidden close by.

Ultimately, officers were able to locate the suspect hiding in a tree. The suspect was taken into custody without further incident.

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