Homeowner holds suspected burglar at gunpoint


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — A Tuscaloosa homeowner turned the table on a suspected burglar Sunday morning.

Tuscaloosa police responded to a home invasion call on Pinbrook Lane and found the homeowner holding 21-year-old  Daniel Pearman at gunpoint.

The homeowner says he and his wife were having breakfast when another man wearing a mask and carrying a machete came into their backyard.

The homeowner says he grabbed his gun and chased the suspect and held him until police arrived.

Pearman is charged with robbery and burglary.

He remains in jail on $180,000 bond.

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