A man returned to his North Nashville home Monday and found a burglar inside.
The homeowner called Metro police and stated someone had broken into his house on 11th Avenue North near Monroe Park and was still inside.
When officers got to the scene, they said they located the 32-year-old suspect, Charles Lawrence on the back deck.
Lawrence was ordered by police to come to the front yard where he was taken into custody.
The suspect had stolen several bottles of liquor and a large jar of change, authorities said.
Lawrence was charged Monday with aggravated burglary and theft of property.
He is expected to appear in court on Wednesday.
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