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Police use stun gun on home invasion suspect

Man breaks into home, flees

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Police say they were forced to use a stun gun on a man after he broke into someone's home on Thursday afterhnoon.

It happened around 4 p.m. just north of downtown.

Police say the suspect walked into a home on West Elmira and grabbed a pack of cigarettes.

That's when the suspect and the person who lived there got into a fight.

The suspect ran off, jumping onto a Salvation Army van at Elmira and Flores, and demanding the driver's cell phone.

Police eventually caught up with him. They say he was aggressive and started fighting with them, forcing an officer to use his stun gun.

He was taken to an area hospital to get checked out.

Police have not indicated what charges he will face.