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Armed homeowner detains burglar
Suspect allegedly assaulted victims 11-year-old son
Nathaniel Roberts Web
Nathaniel Roberts - photo by Provided by the KCSO
A man living on Whiting Way in Elgin held a burglar at gunpoint during the early morning hours Tuesday after the suspect allegedly assaulted the man’s 11-year-old son. According to a Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) press release, deputies arrested Nathaniel Brady Roberts, 23, of Koon Road, Elgin, and charged him with first-degree burglary and third-degree assault and battery. Dispatchers received an alarm activation notice from the Whiting Way residence at 1:22 a.m. Tuesday, according to the press release; deputies arrived seven minutes later at 1:29 a.m. and found the homeowner holding Roberts at gunpoint.