Landlord rents out room without notice, leading original resident to believe there was an intruder
MADISON, Wis. — A woman told police Friday night that an intruder had locked himself in a bedroom in her flat, only to later find out the landlord had rented out that room to someone without giving her notice.
The home is located on the 800 block of Jenifer Street.
Police responded and verified with the resident that no one was supposed to be in the room, officials said.
The police officers announced their presence, but the person inside the room did not answer and the opened the bedroom door by force, officials said.
A 55-year-old man found inside was not cooperative, police said.
Police then found that the landlord had rented one bedroom in the flat to the man, but did not let anyone else in the residence know, officials said.
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