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Attempted burglar caught red-handed


Madison (WKOW) -- from Madison PD:  Early Sunday morning, a woman sleeping at her home on the 1200 block Sherman Avenue awoke to the sound of scraping at her window - so she called the police.

  The first officer at the scene found footprints in the snow outside her home leading to a cut screen.

  When he looked inside, the officer saw 21-year-old Joshua Bergst of Madison trying to hide.

  The officer found a crowbar and duffel bag on Bergst, and arrested him, tentatively charged with attempted burglary.

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