Burglar didn't expect this

June 1, 2009 5:01:55 AM PDT
A homeowner in Ripon, Wis., was craftier than the armed burglar trying to rob his house.

Sheriff's Department officials say the homeowner held a 23-year-old man attempting to steal cash, firearms and other items by gunpoint until police arrived.

A policeman says the homeowner saw lights on in his house, crept into his driveway, retrieved a handgun and waited for the burglar to come out.

About a week ago, officials say the same burglar allegedly robbed the house a first time, taking cash and small engines.

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