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Lodi police chase, catch suspected burglar

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Lodi police chased down and at gunpoint arrested a man accused of burglarizing a house in Lodi on Tuesday.

The homeowner, along with a neighbor, confronted Francisco Fajardo, who they said was walking from a home near the 300 block of East Walnut Street with a bloody hand, carrying a television and a bag, according to Lodi police. The two witnesses said that Fajardo, 22, ran and they called the police.

Police arrived at the scene and began searching for the suspect.

An officer said that when he spotted Fajardo, the suspect ran. But an officer cornered Fajardo on the 500 block of Oak Street and arrested him at gunpoint, police said.

Fajardo is currently being held in the Lodi Jail on suspicion of burglary, vandalism, possessing drug paraphernalia and providing false identification to a police officer.

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