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Suspect charged with committing multiple burglaries

Bobby Lee Blackford (Source: LMDC) Bobby Lee Blackford (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police have arrested a man who was spotted inside a woman's home going through her purse and officers say it was not the only burglary he has committed.

An arrest report says Bobby Lee Blackford, 60, committed the crime on July 20. Blackford fled after the woman saw him and screamed for her husband.

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Officers said the woman was able to make a positive identification of Blackford from a photo taken the following night after he was arrested for another burglary during which a wallet, cash and identification were taken. Police said Blackford wearing the same hat and clothes.

Blackford was arrested July 24. He is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on four counts of burglary. Bond has been set at $20,000.

His next court date is scheduled for August 4.

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