Police respond to man breaking into homes and cars in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Police responded to a call in Springfield Wednesday afternoon after a man entered a home and tried to break into cars.

Police say a man went into a home while residents were inside, but didn’t steal anything. 

The homeowner confronted him.

The man then left the home and tried to break into some cars on the street.

Several police cars and officers responded to the scene.

After a struggle with the police, an officer tased the man. 

He was taken to the hospital and will be arrested after he’s cleared.

Police say he may be connected to other disturbances in the city.

Police warn residents to leave all doors and windows locked, despite the warmer weather.
 

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