Fond du Lac County man captures intruder in his home

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FOND DU LAC COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) – A Fond du Lac County man came home Friday afternoon to find an intruder inside his house.

The intruder tried to flee but was captured by the homeowner, who held him until law enforcement arrived.

Deputies say the suspect, a 26-year-old man from the Beaver Dam area, had been in other homes and stolen prescription medication.

He was captured on County Highway AS in the town of Alto. The other homes were in the area of Marshview Road.

Deputies are asking people to check their homes.

They also want to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in that area involving a small blue pick-up truck.