Waynesboro man charged in attempted home invasion

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) – A Waynesboro man is facing a felony charge for attempting to break into a home in Greene Township.

Police say Brandon Lee Smyth and an unidentified male were witnessed by the homeowner prying at a window and door with a screwdriver.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 5500 block of Treher Road.

When the homeowner confronted Smyth and the other male, both fled, police say.

Smyth was arrested a short time later and taken to Franklin County Jail for arraignment.

He has been charged with criminal trespass.

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