Bandit dies in a headlock during home invasion

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Bandit dies in a headlock during home invasion

A thief met his end at the hands of a security guard after he attempted to break into the home of a family in Tobago on Thursdday.

According to reports, the bandit entered the house at Canaan Feeder Road around 2 a.m. and was spotted by the homeowner.

A struggle ensued between the bandit and the homeowner and an alarm was raised.

A security guard ran to the homeowner’s assistance and a member of the Defence Force also rushed to the scene.

The burglar was restrained in a headlock and later slumped to the ground unconscious.

Police were called to the scene and the bandit was pronounced dead at the scene by a district medical officer.

He remained unidentified up to last night.