LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. A man is facing charges after trying to break into his neighbor s home, authorities said.

The neighbor called police Saturday morning after hearing someone at her garage door followed by breaking glass.

When deputies arrived they found Jacob Todd Gladden, 38, standing by a fence.

Gladden told authorities that he decided to cut across his neighbor s back yard.

As for that broken glass, authorities said Gladden told them the neighbor s dog attacked him and he threw a rock that broke the glass window.

Gladden is now facing first degree burglary charges, he s being held at the Crouse Detention Center. His bond was set at $50,000.

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