Homeowner catches burglar in East Patchogue

An alleged burglar was caught in the act in East Patchogue, and police say the homeowner held him down until police got there. According to police, a man was notified his home alarm was going off

News 12 Staff

Oct 10, 2013, 4:09 PM

Updated 3,910 days ago

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An alleged burglar was caught in the act in East Patchogue, and police say the homeowner held him down until police got there.

According to police, a man was notified his home alarm was going off around 1:30 p.m. yesterday.

Police say when he got back to his home on Blueberry Lane he saw a 20-year-old man coming out of his backyard.

Police say the homeowner grabbed the man and held him down until they arrived.


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