Man charged with West Ashley home burglary

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - One man is in custody after he allegedly burglarized a West Ashley apartment on Aug. 17.

Andrew Sinclair Brown, 18, was arrested and charged with first degree burglary and unlawful possession of a handgun.

According to police, Brown broke into a Burnley Road apartment the afternoon of Aug. 17 by kicking in the back door. Once inside, according to the report, the suspect stole a Compaq laptop computer, a leather revolver holster and a 1968 Sears & Roebuck revolver.

Police believe he tried to steal an LG flat screen television because it was found unplugged and lying face down on the floor.

The items are valued at $2,350.

Police have not said if they found any of the missing items.

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