RICHMOND (KRON) - Police believe a Richmond homeowner was acting out of self-defense when an alleged robber entered his family's house early Friday morning.
Around 12:14 a.m. police responded to a call of a home-invasion robbery in the 3100 block of Alta Mira Dr., according to Richmond Police Department.
When officers arrived, they found the homeowner and his family.
Police learned the 47-year-old suspect from Richmond tried breaking into two other houses before forcing his way into this home.
The suspect allegedly broke a window to get inside.
"The homeowner had no choice but to defend his family and himself from the suspect," police said.