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Published July 09, 2011, 06:20 PM

Burglary In Red Lake Falls Leads To Altercation

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

By: Meagan Millage, WDAZ

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

At about 5:30 this morning the owner of T&J's Bar and Grill arrived at the bar after being alerted that the alarms were going off.

He found the burglar in his office and confronted the man.

The burglar escaped on foot, and his identity is known by the sheriff's department. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

"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," said Chief Deputy of Red Lake County Sheriff's Office Brad Johnson.

The bar owner sustained minor injuries from the fight. The burglar could face charges of 3rd degree burglary, criminal damage to property, and 2nd degree assault.

T&J's Bar and Grill is located on Highway 32 on the norht side of Red Lake Falls.

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