Altoona man arrested after attempted burglary

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An Altoona man is facing charges after an attempted burglary at a Sandy Township residence.

Sandy Township responded to a report of a burglary in progress January 26 at approximately 11:58 p.m. The resident reported hearing glass breaking and someone trying to enter her house.

Police arrived at the scene and found 40-year-old Ronald Argo, of Altoona, trying to force himself into the house through a back door. Argo was taken into custody.

He is facing several felony charges, including Criminal Attempt to Commit Burglary, Criminal Trespass, and Criminal Mischief.

He was unable to post bail and was placed in the Clearfield County Jail.

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