Burglar punches Live Oak resident
Published: Monday, August 1, 2011 at 11:02 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, August 1, 2011 at 11:02 a.m.
A Live Oak resident was punched in the face after interrupting an apparent burglary in progress on Sunday.
According to the Live Oak Police Department, the resident arrived at home around 5:20 p.m. and found the back door ajar. The victim suspected the dog might have gotten out, stepped into the home to call for the animal and instead heard an unusual noise.
According to the resident, a man ran inside the home, punched the victim in the face and then fled.
The man was described as a fair-skinned black man in his 20s, about five-foot-ten and 200 pounds, who was clean shaven. The man was wearing blue jeans and a white T-shirt.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 386-208-TIPS/8477.
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