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K-9 catches burglar in North Huntsville office

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Shannon Sexton (Source: Metro Jail) Shannon Sexton (Source: Metro Jail)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A police K-9 caught a burglar late Saturday night at Huntsville Utilities.

Huntsville police responded to a burglary in progress at the Utilities office on Jordan Lane.

Security from Huntsville Utilities told police that they saw the burglar inside the building on video surveillance, attempting to access the ATM.

Officers set up a perimeter and sent a police K-9 into the building to clear it out.

Shannon Sexton, 39, was located inside a storage room and was taken into custody. He was transported to Huntsville Hospital, treated for a dog bite, and then sent to the Metro Jail.

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