SJ Police Use Tazer to Stop Burglary

Man suffered minor injuries.

Saturday, Apr 21, 2012  |  Updated 8:31 AM PDT
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SJ Police Use Tazer to Stop Burglary

Police used a Taser to subdue a man attempting to force entry into a San Jose resident's home on Wednesday, police said.
      
Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the backyard of the home on Willow Street near Mastic Street at 1:10 p.m.
      
The suspect appeared to be under the influence of drugs, possibly PCP, and was combative with the officers, police said.
      
Police used a Taser on the man and he was eventually taken into custody. In the process, an officer suffered a minor injury to his right hand.
      
The suspect was transported to a hospital and later booked into jail.

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