Woman holds would-be burglar at gunpoint until police arrive - KMOV.com

Woman holds would-be burglar at gunpoint until police arrive

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A woman turned tables on an alleged burglar Tuesday by holding him at gunpoint.

The 50-year-old woman heard someone trying to break into her home in the 4000 block of Dahlia Avenue in South St. Louis early Tuesday morning.

The woman saw a man attempting to open her door and called police. Then, she grabbed her handgun and ordered the man to stop.

The man followed her orders and the woman was able to hold him at gunpoint until police arrived on the scene, where they then arrested the man.

 

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