Man, 52, arrested for burglary in Dauphin Co - abc27 WHTM

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Man, 52, arrested for burglary in Dauphin Co

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Susquehanna Twp police arrested a 52-year-old man for burglary in the woods behind the restaurant at which the burglary took place.

Police responded to a reported burglar alarm Sunday morning around 4 a.m. at the Your Place Restaurant on Kohn Road in Harrisburg. Upon arrival, officers heard someone running in the wooded area behind the business. After finding items that had been taken from inside the restaurant, police discovered a man hiding in the woods, wearing all black clothing, a mask and gloves.

The man was identified as 52-year-old Francis Patrick Laganella of Curtain Street in Harrisburg. During their investigation police determined that Laganella had burglarized the restaurant and fled upon arrival of the officers.

Laganella was taken into custody and charged with a number of crimes including burglary and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Laganella, who is on parole, was arraigned and placed in Dauphin County Prison on a detainer and $20,000 bail.

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