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Published July 09, 2011, 09:01 PM

Burglar flees after being found by bar owner

A burglary in Red Lake Falls led to a fight between a bar owner and burglar.

Brad Johnson of the Red Lake Sheriff’s Dept. says,” At one point in time when the bar owner and the suspect were engaged in their altercation was in the parking lot, and the bar owner was drug by the person's motor vehicle."

The owner has minor injuries. The suspect faces burglary, criminal damage to property, and assault charges. The owner of T and J's Bar and Grill came to the business after being alerted alarms were going off around 5:30 this morning. He found the burglar in his office and confronted the man. The suspect fled on foot. A warrant for the man's arrest has been issued.