Homeowner holds burglar at gunpoint

COVENTRY TOWNSHIP, OHIO - A Coventry Township homeowner managed to contain a burglar at gunpoint until officers arrived on scene, leading to the burglar's arrest.

The suspect, identified as Thomas R. Duncan, 51, of Tallmadge, entered a Robinson Avenue home around 6:15 p.m. Monday.

Duncan entered the home through a side door, stole some clothing and began rummaging through the kitchen while the homeowners and their child sat in another area of the home.

A homeowner heard Duncan and confronted him with a handgun before calling the Summit County Sheriff's Office.

Duncan was arrested and charged with burglary. Additional charges are pending following investigation.


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