Arrested for "assaulting" burglar

19th April 2007, Comments 0 comments

19 April 2007, AMSTERDAM – A 41-year-old Enschede resident who used a baseball bat to hit a man trying to break into his house has been arrested by police on charges of assault.

19 April 2007

AMSTERDAM – A 41-year-old Enschede resident who used a baseball bat to hit a man trying to break into his house has been arrested by police on charges of assault.

The housebreaker suffered minor injuries. After being treated in hospital the would-be burglar was arrested as well.

The man was trying to force the backdoor of a home on the Hendrik ter Kuilestraat when he was surprised by the resident of the house. Police called to the site found the man bleeding.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2007]

Subject: Dutch news

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