Home intruder in North Dundas

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

WINCHESTER – A South Dundas man is facing charges after a violent confrontation with a homeowner.

Police were called just before 1 a.m. on Saturday morning about a report of an unwanted man in a home on Maple Ridge Road, east of Winchester.

Police say the accused had entered the home uninvited, damaged part of the place and then threatened another man with a hammer when he was confronted.

The victim was not injured.

A South Dundas man, 28, is charged with assault with a weapon, break and enter and mischief.

He will appear in a Morrisburg court Jan. 20, 2015.

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