Abilene man catches burglar in act, detains him until police arrive

Bobby Handy

An Abilene man caught a burglar breaking into his home and detained him until police arrived.

According to the arrest report, the victim – a 54-year-old man – came home about 8 p.m. Friday to find Bobby Handy kicking in the back door of his home in the 1300 block of South 7th Street.

The victim chased after Handy, 33, who ran into the home.

After a struggle, the victim was able to detain Handy and hold him there until police arrived.

Handy was charged with burglary of a habitation. His bond was set at $15,000.

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