Burglary suspect caught after homeowner knocks him down with butt of a gun
FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo man was arrested after an attempted burglary overnight.
Fargo Police Sgt. Travis Moser tells KFGO News a resident reported a burglary in progress About 2:30 a.m Wednesday at a home in the 1400 block of 6th Street South.
The caller said a window was broken and someone was trying to get into the house and that her husband was armed with a shotgun.
The homeowner and the suspect got into a struggle as the intruder was entering.
The owner threatened to shoot the man and then struck the burglar in the face with the stock of the shotgun.
Police found 39-year old Matthew Florence outside the house and he was taken into custody on a charge of attempted felony trespass.