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Wheeling Man Jailed After Allegedly Kicking in Apartment Door in Attempt to Steal Dog

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WHEELING -

A Wheeling man is behind bars after allegedly kicking in another man's apartment door in an attempt to steal a dog.

Robert Preston, 53, of South Penn Street in Wheeling, reportedly attempted to kick in the door of an apartment on 14th Street in Wheeling on Monday night. The resident of the apartment attempted to pepper spray Preston, but was unsuccessful.  

Preston then allegedly grabbed the dog and ran. He was found a few blocks away by Wheeling Police and arrested for felony burglary.  

He was arraigned by Magistrate Joe Roxby and is being held on $10,000 bond.