Homeowner Dragged by Suspected Burglar's Vehicle

The suspect attempted to flee the scene in a vehicle and the homeowner grabbed the vehicle, which dragged him 30 feet

Police in Millis, Massachusetts, say a homeowner was injured when he attempted to chase a suspected burglar and was dragged by the suspect's vehicle.

The man returned home to his Irving Street residence around 3 p.m. Tuesday and first found a vehicle in his driveway. He then found the man, Daniel Coyle, 32, in his basement.

Police said the homeowner locked Coyle downstairs and called for help.

As Coyle attempted to flee the scene in the vehicle, the homeowner grabbed on, gettting dragged 30 feet.

Police pursued Coyle through Millis, Holliston, Sherborn and Medfield, where he pulled into a CVS parking lot and was arrested.

The homeowner was taken to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Coyle appeared in court Wednesday and was ordered held on $25,000 bail. He will face charges in all four towns and is due back in court next month.

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