A machete-wielding house owner in Texas critically injured a suspect who tried to interrupt into his residence early Wednesday, authorities stated.
El Paso police stated the house owner woke up round 4:15 a.m. to the sound of glass breaking. He walked exterior and located a person holding a metallic rod breaking the entrance home windows of his home, police stated.
“Armed with a machete, the house owner instructed the person to go away, however a confrontation ensued and the house owner struck the intruder within the face with the machete,” in line with the division.
The suspect, recognized as Carlos Esteban Villaescusa, 22, ran from responding cops however was arrested after leaping right into a neighbor’s yard.
Police stated he additionally trespassed right into a second residence on the identical block and broke the entrance window of one other residence.
Villaescusa was hospitalized with critical accidents suffered in the course of the confrontation with the house owner.
He shall be booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility following his launch from a hospital.
Villaescusa faces fees of housebreaking of a habitation, evading arrest or detention, legal mischief, and legal trespass, police stated.