Man accused of breaking into Randolph County home through a window, but is held at gunpoint by the victim

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. – A man broke into a Randolph County home, but was held at gunpoint by the victim, according to deputies.

Brandon Otto Tessner, 28, of Asheboro, is accused of breaking into a home in the 4000 block of Jones Street Ext in Ramseur on Friday through a window.

The victim was home and held the suspect at gunpoint until law enforcement arrived, according to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

Tessner was arrested and jailed under a $250,000 secured bond in Randolph County on charges of first-degree burglary, breaking and entering and injury to real property.

He had his first court appearance on Friday and has his next planned for Feb. 6.

Must-See Stories

More Must-See Stories

MOST POPULAR

Follow FOX8 on Twitter