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Warren man allegedly breaks into Detroit police horse barn

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Posted at 4:26 PM, Feb 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-08 16:26:56-05

WARREN, Mich. (WXYZ) — A Warren man is facing charges after allegedly breaking into the Detroit police horse barn.

Police say 52-year-old Archie Howell was caught by an officer early Thursday morning and the mounted police unit building on Detroit's west side.

Police say that he allegedly stretched a chain on a gate to squeeze through and had opened a window to get into the building.

An officer spotted Howell, and although he resisted arrest, he was taken into custody.

He has been charged with Breaking and Entering a Building and Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer.

Police say another man who was acting as a look-out fled the scene and has not been found.