Homeowner seriously hurt stopping intruder

Detective Adam Griffith told FOX 55 a man came home with his two children to find another man burglarizing his house.

Posted: Aug 24, 2018 12:17 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- A homeowner was seriously hurt trying to stop an intruder Thursday afternoon. 

Police initially did not release details about why they were at the home, but were called to the house in the 12000 block of Coldwater Road around 3:30 p.m. 

Detective Adam Griffith with the Allen County Sheriff's Department later told FOX 55 a man came home with his two children to find another man burglarizing his house. 

The two men began to fight, but the children waved down a passing car to call 911. 

The homeowner was taken to the hospital in serious condition. 

No suspect information is available at this time. 

The incident is still under investigation. 

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