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Neighbor Calls About Noise, Police Find Suspected Burglar

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WILMINGTON, Del. -

Something went bump in the night in a Delaware neighborhood, but it wasn't a case of noisy neighbors!

Residents heard loud banding in the vacant home next door and called the police.

It turned out that it was a burglar, and police say he was trying to bust his way out of the house with a sledgehammer.

Joseph Scales was arrested at the scene, and police say that he told them he was a contractor.

Needless to say, they didn't fall for it, charging him with burglary.

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