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Barking dog alerts homeowner to armed intruders, one suspect arrested

A man confronted intruders behind his home on Moana Drive on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

SAN ANTONIO - A barking dog alerted a homeowner to several intruders on his property early Wednesday morning.

According to police, a homeowner on Moana Drive heard his dog barking at about 12:30 a.m.

He went outside to investigate the situation and found four men in the backyard. He yelled out and the men ran. The homeowner went back inside, grabbed a gun and confronted one of the intruders inside his garage.

Police said the intruder was also armed. The men struggled, but no one was shot.

One suspect, a man in his 20s, was arrested. Police say he faces charges of aggravated assault. No other arrests were made.

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