Authorities say a thief wearing winter clothes in the middle of summer was held at a gunpoint by the resident he was stealing from in Glasgow.
New Castle County police say 20-year-old Ryan Lake has been charged with trespassing, theft, possession of oxycodone pills, possession of drug paraphernalia and burglary tools.
Officials say a woman on Michael Lane saw a man wearing a black knit cap, winter gloves, a scarf and goggles breaking into their car and told her husband. Her husband armed himself with a gun and confronted the man.
Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Trinidad Navarro says the husband ordered the man to lie face down in the driveway until police arrived.
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Lake, who is on probation from an unrelated incident, was being held in the Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $2,000 secured bail.