Burglar arrested after breaking into Topeka basement, police say

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Topeka Police Department (Michael K. Dakota / KSNT)

TOPEKA (KSNT) – A burglar got into the basement of a Topeka home but attempted to make a run for it Monday morning when police arrived, according to the Topeka Police Department.

Robert Nesbitt, 34, of Topeka, was arrested while fleeing from a home in the 1000 block of N.E. Michigan after police said the resident found him in the home.

Nesbitt was charged with aggravated burglary, theft, criminal damage and possession of meth.

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