Posted Saturday, October 26, 2013 --- 10:32 p.m.
On October 25th at 11:48 p.m. Janesville Police Officers were dispatched to two separate residential burglaries in the 4300 block of Prairie Fox Dr. and Wildrose Way.
Police say, in one of the burglaries, the suspect made his way into the residence and stole a purse. The home owner discovered the burglar in the home and the suspect fled on foot.
Around 1:50 a.m. officers were sent back to the 4300 block of Prairie Fox Dr. after a homeowner discovered the suspect in their home and chased him out of the house.
The homeowner caught the suspect as he tried to flee and a physical confrontation occurred. The homeowner held the suspect until officers arrived and he was taken into custody. The suspect was identified as 21-year-old Nicholas Wuthrich. He is being held at the Rock County Jail on two counts of burglary.