Homeowner fires shot to scare off burglar found inside Lexington home

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A couple returned to their Lexington home on Friday to find an unwanted person inside.

The owner found a burglar inside their home on East Loudon Avenue. The man fired a shot and scared away the criminal. The suspect ran, but police caught him nearby.

Investigators charged Brett Collins. The people who live at the home say they're familiar with Collins.

Officers say Collins had changed his clothes while inside the house.

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