A man discovered and fought with a burglar in the kitchen of his Putty Hill Avenue Home this week.
A husband and wife were in the basement of their home in the 3200 block of Putty Hill Avenue, doing laundry around 2:15 a.m. on Jul 31, when they heard a noise coming from the upstairs, according to Baltimore County police spokeswoman Cpl. Cathleen Batton.
The husband investigated the noise and discovered a burglar in the kitchen, rummaging through the wife's purse. The man attempted to take the purse back from the burglar and got into a "physical altercation," Batton said.
The fight continued on the back porch and the burglar escaped with the purse, Batton said.
Police described the suspect as a male, between 35 and 45 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and approximately 200 pounds with a medium build, dark complexion and bald head.
Batton said the door to the home had been left unlocked.