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Copper thief arrested while asleep on the job

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Brainerd Police officers arrested a would-be copper thief Wednesday morning after he was found sleeping on the floor of an unoccupied house. 

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About 10:47 a.m. Wednesday officers were dispatched to a report of a burglary at a residence on the 1100 block of Brook Street and the suspect still was located in the house. 

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