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Indy man arrested on burglary charge


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An Indianapolis man was arrested after police said an Acton man caught him breaking into his home.

George William Chapman III, 34, 3107 Alice Ave., was arrested on a charge of burglary.

A resident reported at 1:45 p.m. Friday that he was driving near his home in the 1000 block of County Road 700E when he saw a truck on his property, according to a report from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

The homeowner saw Chapman walk out of his house and ordered him to the ground; he gave the impression that he had a gun, according to the report.

Chapman had keys to the homeowner’s truck and a pocket watch from inside the home in his pocket, the report said.

Police said the truck he drove to the property was reported as stolen from Marion County, the report said.

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