He entered a home armed with a metal pole.
A Finksburg man is charged with a burglary. Bradley James Lang, 18, was arrested following a break-in at a home in the 2000 block of Old Westminster Road in Finksburg.
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office says the residents were surprised early Thursday morning to find an individual in their basement armed with a metal pole. After a brief struggle with the occupants, the suspect got away.
Sheriff's deputies using a canine and the State Police Helicopter were able to locate Lang.
He is charged with 1st-degree assault and 1st-degree burglary.
The investigation into this incident is continuing, and anyone with additional information is asked to call Detective Murray at 410-386-2564. They can also remain anonymous by calling the TIPS Hotline at 1-888-399-8477.