Auglaize County home invasion suspect caught

Austin B. Ball, 18, will be transported to Auglaize from the Butler County Jail, where he is expected to be charged on single count each of robbery and theft of a motor vehicle.

Ball broke into a house on Amsterdam Road in New Bremen around 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Auglaize County Sheriff's Office said. Ball fled the scene in a pickup truck.

The truck was sighted in Hamilton on Thursday and Ball was later arrested, according to the sheriff's office.

Ball is being held in Butler on suspicion of obstructing official business, according to online jail records.

-- Mickey Shuey, an intern, is a senior at the University of Dayton.

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