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Burglary suspect surrenders to authorities after seeing himself on news

(Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center) (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

A burglary suspect turned himself in to authorities last week after seeing himself on the news.

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Andre Ashley, 49, was arrested and charged with burglary and larceny.

On Feb. 27, Ashley turned himself in after this crime was reported in the news, Lott said.

Lott said on Feb. 12 Ashley forced his way into a Piggly Wiggly on 6325 N. Main Street by throwing an object through the front glass doors.

Once inside, inside Ashley took multiple cartons of cigarettes and cigars worth over $1,200.

At last check, Ashley remains in the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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