MANATEE -- A man was arrested when he is found by a K9 inside the mobile home he was burglarizing, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
At 10 a.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to the burglary in progress in the Whispering Palms mobile home park, 1219 51st Ave. E., Bradenton, according to a news release. Deputies say they noticed the screen door to the lanai cut and the door to the trailer pried open.
A perimeter was established and a K9 was brought out. The K9 was clearing the mobile home when he alerted his deputy on the locked bathroom door.
After several warnings from the deputy and the K9, suspect Michael Mitchell, 32, opened the door and was taken into custody.
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There were no injuries reported.