Police arrest man wanted in Dormont home invasion

Police announced Tuesday that they have arrested the man wanted in a home invasion in Dormont on Sunday morning.Police were called to the 1500 block of Kelton Avenue around 8:45 a.m. for an attempted home invasion robbery. There, police encountered the male lessee of the residence, who they say had been the victim of the attempted robbery.Detectives from the Allegheny County Police responded to the scene to assist in the investigation. According to officials, the resident heard noises at the door of his apartment and was confronted by a male who had forced entry into his apartment and was armed with a knife. The resident was armed with a gun and a struggle ensued. During the altercation, the intruder was stuck in the head with the pistol, and a shot was fired by the homeowner. The intruder was not hit by the gunshot.Officials said the intruder then fled the scene.According to police, identity of the perpetrator has been determined to be 28-year-old Joel Hatfield. He was taken into custody without incident on Tuesday.

Police announced Tuesday that they have arrested the man wanted in a home invasion in Dormont on Sunday morning.

Police were called to the 1500 block of Kelton Avenue around 8:45 a.m. for an attempted home invasion robbery.

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There, police encountered the male lessee of the residence, who they say had been the victim of the attempted robbery.

Detectives from the Allegheny County Police responded to the scene to assist in the investigation.

According to officials, the resident heard noises at the door of his apartment and was confronted by a male who had forced entry into his apartment and was armed with a knife.

The resident was armed with a gun and a struggle ensued. During the altercation, the intruder was stuck in the head with the pistol, and a shot was fired by the homeowner. The intruder was not hit by the gunshot.

Officials said the intruder then fled the scene.

According to police, identity of the perpetrator has been determined to be 28-year-old Joel Hatfield. He was taken into custody without incident on Tuesday.