BAXTER COUNTY, Ark. — A store owner caught a suspected burglar in the act and then held him at gunpoint until law enforcement arrived.
It happened Saturday around 4 a.m. at the Old School House Antique Mall in Midway.
Deputies say the store owner found Christopher Mattson, 45, in his store and pulled a gun on him.
Deputies believe Mattson then pushed the owner who then fired a warning show into the ground. The suspect then cooperated until law enforcement arrived.
Mattson is charged with commercial burglary and assault in the third degree. He’s being held on a $15,000 bond.