AN injured offender arrested by his victim is currently assisting police with inquiries after a burglary at Hamilton early this morning.
A police spokeswoman said investigators had been told a man in his 30s went to a Stephen Street property shortly before 2am.
A 40-year-old man was in his shed when the intruder entered.
There was a struggle between the men and the offender suffered injuries.
The resident received a graze.
The resident managed to restrain the intruder until police officers arrived.
The offender is now assisting police detectives with their inquiries.
The investigation is ongoing.