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

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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.

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