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Man tries to escape after arrest in burglary case

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The Wyoming County Sheriff's Department was called to Oceana area on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 over a burglary case.  An unarmed man came into a home in Kopperston at around 7 a.m. and was confronted by the woman who lived there.  When she called 911 he ran off.

The suspect was identified as Nathan Ameling, 26, of Matheny.  Investigators tracked him down in Oceana at around 10:30 a.m.  He was arrested, but when he was brought to the holding area, he attempted to run off.  Deputies were able to capture him quickly.  He is facing charges of Daytime Burglary and Attempted Escape.

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