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Police: Man breaks into funeral home, steals casket blanket

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CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police in Pennsylvania say a 54-year-old man broke into a funeral home to steal 10 bottles of liquor and an American flag blanket for a casket.

Canonsburg police say surveillance video caught the man entering through a delivery door at a local funeral home the night of March 8. The Observer-Reporter reports police say they have evidence he may have rearranged chairs, opened caskets and eaten a number of cookies in the building.

Authorities say the man stole a number of various items and loaded them into a vehicle that he was unable to drive away with. Police found the items in the van.

Police say the man was later found the next morning trying to break into a police officer's home.

He has been arraigned and held on bond.

Information from: Observer-Reporter, http://www.observer-reporter.com

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