Police cite homeowner’s restraint against intruder

As further details emerge from a Saturday night home burglary…

As further details emerge from a Saturday night home burglary in Waseca, police are acknowledging the armed homeowner’s measured response in confronting the robber.

“He exercised tremendous restraint,” Waseca Police Capt. Kris Markeson said of Gerald Hinna’s decision to refrain from using what would appear to be legal, deadly force against the knife-wielding female intruder.

“I’m glad he didn’t,” said Hinna’s wife, Sarah. “Nobody got hurt, except for her, and that doesn’t bother me a bit.”

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