Police: Man arrested after entering Uptown home, startling woman

Police: Man arrested after entering Uptown home, startling woman

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Posted on October 31, 2013 at 4:20 PM

NEW ORLEANS - A 48-year-old man was arrested after a woman told police that she found him in the hallway of her home as she came out of her bedroom.

The incident occurred Thursday, Oct. 17 around 10:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Hilary Street.

David Taylor was arrested for the crime of unauthorized entry into an inhabited dwelling, according to the police.

Police said the victim found Taylor in her home and asked what he was doing. Police said Taylor replied that he was looking for work and that he lifted up his shirt as if to show he hadn't taken anything.

The victim described the suspect to police, who identified Taylor and arrested him. Police said Taylor has previous arrests for burglary and illegal narcotics and was on parole for burglary of a dwelling in 2008.

David Taylor will be transported to the Orleans Parish Correctional Center for booking.

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