Burglar caught inside Hartsville home

Alonzo Alexander Prescott (Darlington County Sheriff's Office/WPDE background)

Alonzo Alexander Prescott, 44, is charged with burglary first degree after he was caught breaking into a home Tuesday morning on Penn Circle in Hartsville, according to Lt.Robby Kilgo with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office.

Kilgo said patrol deputies were dispatched Penn Circle after a resident heard someone inside their home and called 911.

He added when deputies got there, they discovered a broken window and could hear someone inside of the residence.

Deputies took a man into custody as he attempted to exit the home through the front door wearing a mask, Kilgo said.

Prescott remains in custody at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center and will appear Wednesday before a Darlington County Magistrate.

Hartsville Police Department assisted in this investigation.

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