Intruder grabbed by victim in Hamilton burglary

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.