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Homeowner catches burglars in the act

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Sean Derek Shipley Sean Derek Shipley
Tyler Ross Ledford Tyler Ross Ledford

HAMILTON COUNTY, TN. (WRCB)-- Two men are behind bars for burglary after a homeowner catches them in the act.

The incident happened Thursday around 8:15 am on Ramsey Town Road in Harrison.

According to police, a homeowner returned home to 24-year-old Sean Derek Shipley and 25-year-old Tyler Ross Ledford carrying a television out of the backdoor.

When the two saw the homeowner, they dropped the TV and ran, eventually fleeing the scene in a blue Cadillac.

Police were able to catch the two near Snow Hill Road from the description and information provided by the homeowner.

Both were booked in the Hamilton County Jail and are charged with aggravated burglary, theft over $1,000 and possession of burglary tools.

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