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Police arrest alleged burglar in hour long chase, search

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MOORHEAD -- The Moorhead Budweiser plant had to be evacuated and shut down during a police chase Sunday night.

Authorities say around 6:45 p.m. they were called to a neighborhood a few blocks away from the plant for a burglary report where a man was trying to get into a home.

Officers in the area responded right away and chased the man into the Budweiser plant where he ran, scaled a fence and jumped onto a roof.

They caught up with him, forcing him to jump from the roof and go into another part of the building where he climbed ladders and scaffolding.

A K-9 was called in and eventually found him.

The whole chase and search took about an hour.

They say this man, Artur Bagdasarov was arrested.

He faces Burglary, Trespassing, Obstructing the Legal Process and Fleeing.


Moorhead -- A possible burglary has local police looking for a man near the Budweiser plant in Moorhead.

According to dispatch the burglary may have taken place on the 1900 block of 24th Avenue in Moorhead when the suspect ran.

Police are currently looking for the suspect at the Budweiser Plant, it is unclear if the suspect is armed.

We have a crew on scene and will keep you updated as we know more.