Police: Burglar falls through floor of Antioch attic trying to hide from officers


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An accused burglar’s plan didn’t turn out well after police said he fell from the attic through the kitchen ceiling of an Antioch home while trying to hide from police.

According to officers, they responded to a Took Drive home after the owner told police he was alerted to a burglar by his camera system.

Police said as they surrounded the home at 3:45 p.m., accused burglar Justin Mangrum, 27, ran to the attic of the home to hide from officers. His plans were ruined after he fell through the floor of the attic through the kitchen ceiling.

Mangrum was charged with aggravated burglary and vandalism after his release from the hospital. His bond was set at $26,000.

Officials said nothing was taken from the home.

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