OTTAWA - An Ottawa man is dealing with indictments after an occupant in Ottawa's Wellington West area discovered a thief inside their home.

Ottawa police say officials reacted to a break and enter in progress at a home on Wellington Street West at 3:40 a.m. Thursday.

Ottawa homeowners find thief in their home overnight, suspect facing charges
Ottawa homeowners find thief in their home overnight, suspect facing charges

The mortgage holders called 911 in the wake of finding a man inside their home.

Ottawa homeowners find thief in their home overnight, suspect facing charges
Ottawa homeowners find thief in their home overnight, suspect facing charges

Police say the suspect was captured by officials after a brief struggle.

Christopher Andrew Greenwood, 39, of Ottawa, is accused of break and enter, attack with plan to oppose or forestall capture, attack and break of probation.

Ottawa homeowners find thief in their home overnight, suspect facing charges
Ottawa homeowners find thief in their home overnight, suspect facing charges

Both the suspect and an official experienced minor injuries.