Authorities with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have taken a man into custody they say was involved in a home invasion.

According to a report, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Skyland Avenue a little before 1 a.m. Thursday.  A man had called 911 and stated he witnessed a man removing a window screen on a neighbor’s home.  When police arrived at the scene, the found a window shattered with a cinderblock next to the broken glass in the yard.  Officers at the front door then observed someone walking inside the home.

Officers outside then called the homeowner of the residence who stated he was not at home at that time.  The homeowner came home a short time after, but not before the officers found a man hiding behind his couch.  The man was taken into custody and is being charged with breaking and entering, larceny, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest.

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