Homeowner Confronts Intruder - KOAM TV 7

Homeowner Confronts Intruder


A homeowner is wounded with his own knife after catching an intruder inside his Joplin home.

The resident on 509 north wall came home Wednesday morning to find a male suspect burglarizing his residence.

The suspect grab a knife, lunged at the homeowner, slicing his forehead.

The two then got into a scuffle and the victim grab the knife.

The suspect left the home complaining the victim broke his hand.

Joplin police are searching for the suspect who is described as a medium build, bald male with a tattoo of a nautical star on the outside of his left hand located between the thumb and index finger.

If you have any information on who this suspect might be please contact the Joplin Police Department at 417-623-3131.

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