• Police: Man found in crawl space of Nashville bar said he was 'running from dogs'

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

    A man hiding in the crawl space of a Nashville bar told police he was trying to hide after being chased by dogs, according to an arrest affidavit.

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    Fritz Nicholas Schlabach, 20, was booked Sunday morning on a charge of causing more than $2,000 in damage at Jason Aldean's Kitchen + Rooftop Bar, WZTV reported.


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    Bond for Schlabach was set for $1,500, WKRN reported. He is expected to appear in court July 15.

    According to an arrest affidavit, the bar's staff notified police that a man had climbed into a crawl space. Schlabach, who was covered in drywall when found by police, allegedly kicked two large holes in the wall and damaged a "large amount" of the bar's audio/visual equipment, WZTV reported.

    Police said the total amount of damages could be "much more" after the equipment is assessed, the television station reported.


     

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