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Newark Ironbound Homeowner Thwarts Home Invasion Burglary

By rlsmetro on

The owner confronted a man who broke into his Newark Ironbound home yesterday (Monday).

The incident happened in the 40's block of Goble Street, shortly before noon, where police were called to the scene of a burglary in progress.

According to reports, the suspect forced entry into the home and was confronted by the owner near the kitchen area.

The suspect allegedly managed to obtain a knife from the kitchen and briefly initiated a confrontation that ended when the suspect ran from the home.

Police located the weapon near a used car parts lot in the 200 block of Parkhurst Street.

There were no injuries or arrests immediately reported.