Police: Man breaks into Ohio home, falls asleep after eating candy

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An Ohio couple woke up Friday to find an intruder asleep on their couch.

According to police, 36-year-old Eric Branham climbed through an unlocked window overnight, WKYC reported. He ate some food and candy that were in the home and fell asleep on the couch.

One of the residents ordered him to leave and called police around 6am. Officers arrived and arrested Branham without incident.

Police said Branham was armed with two knives. Branham has an extensive criminal history and is currently on parole for a drug conviction.

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