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Nude burglar goes on spree in Atlanta

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ATLANTA (NBC) - A burglar in the buff reportedly broke into a home in Atlanta in what police say was the end of a day-long crime spree.

Cori Davenport heard her daughter scream and when she came downstairs, she found Ashton Gibbs in her kitchen in his birthday suit. She said he tried to steal a motorcycle from their driveway before coming inside, and family surveillance cameras caught the whole incident.

“Our garage was up. He came through the garage,” Davenport said. “They’re like, ‘what is he wearing,’ and I’m like, ‘absolutely nothing. A cowboy hat,’" she said.

Police say Davenport's home was the last stop in his day of a spree that started when he stole a car Monday morning.

“The subject had driven a stolen vehicle that he had stolen from Decatur to Johns Creek, had burglarized two homes in the subdivision. At some point, he took off all of his clothes,” said Lt. Chris Byers of the Johns Creek Police Department.

Gibbs reportedly didn’t waste time getting comfortable.

“In one of the houses that he did break into, he did consume a beer while he was in there as he made himself a meal and watched baseball on their television,” Byers said.

Davenport said no one in the neighborhood knew what to say after Gibbs was arrested.

“It’s just awkward. Who would have thought? You know what I mean. Seriously, come on,” she said.

Gibbs wouldn’t tell police why he took his clothes off or how he got so far wearing so little.

“He was running pretty fast, you know, not a lot of clothes on. I guess he had nothing to weigh him down,” Davenport said.

Gibbs is facing charges that include burglary, criminal trespass, and a count of impersonating a police officer.

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