Homeowner wrestles with ‘burglar’

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An Ilkeston homeowner wrestled with a suspected burglar in his own house, police have said.

On arriving home to The Triangle at about 3.30pm on Thursday, the man saw his door had been damaged and heard noises upstairs.

When the alleged offender entered his kitchen he grabbed hold of him until cops arrived.

A 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and has been bailed pending further enquiries.