An Atlantic City Firefighter came home Wednesday afternoon, and found a man in his house stealing his belongings.

Atlantic City Police say Silvester Fonville, a Fire Department Captain, came home to find his front door damaged and open. Inside he discovered Richard Barber, 52, of Pleasantville, with several of Fonville's belongings in his arms.

Captain Fonville was able to tackle Barber and hold him while calling 9-1-1. Police responded and arrested Barber. Barber was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Fonville was not injured.

 

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