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Hanover man arrested after police say he broke into a home, armed with an axe

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A Hanover man is facing charges after police say he broke into the home a female acquaintance while armed with an axe.

Police said it happened in the 600 block of 8th Avenue on May 2 shortly after 10 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found a suspect at the scene where he was taken into custody without incident.

Officers seized an axe he had been holding.

Investigators said the 24-year-old man kicked in the door of a female acquaintance. She locked herself and her toddler in a bathroom until officers arrived.

The suspect has been charged with break and enter with intent and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

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