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Homeowner “Hog Ties” Alleged Burglary Suspect

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(Credit: KDKA)

(Credit: KDKA)

LUZERNE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – State police say an alleged burglary suspect was taken to the hospital overnight after being “hog tied” at a home in Fayette County.

The incident happened just before 12:30 a.m. along East Avenue in Luzerne Township.

According to state police, the homeowner, John Nakutis, returned to his residence to find the front door kicked in and a man inside after being alerted that his alarm had been activated.

Investigators say Nakutis and his nephew were able to hog tie the suspect and hold him there until police arrived at the scene.

The suspect was taken to Mon Valley Hospital, but there is no report on his injuries or condition.

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