He was bitten on the hand by the victim.
An arrest has been made in connection with a burglary in Frederick last May. Terrance Tirell Kerns is charged with 1st-degree assault, 2nd-degree assault, 1st-degree burglary, 3rd-degree burglary, and reckless endangerment.
He was served with the warrant at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center where he's incarcerated on unrelated charges.
Police say on May 8th, 2012, a man entered a woman's apartment at 152 Willowdale Drive while she was asleep. He came into the bedroom, put his hand over her mouth and said "I have a gun. Don't scream." Authorities say the victim screamed struggled with the burglar, and then bit him on the hand, causing a laceration to his hand.
He left the bedroom and went out the front door.
Officers conducted a search of the area, but came up empty.
The victim suffered minor abrasions as a result of the struggle.
Investigators say they were able to link Kerns to the burglary.