LAKEWOOD, OH (WOIO) - A couple living on Lake Road had a rude awakening Saturday morning.
According to Lakewood Police, a female resident walked into her kitchen and discovered a male wearing a backpack and armed with a knife.
The woman screamed for her husband and grabbed a baseball bat. The husband grabbed a tennis racket and went after the male.
The suspect fled the home dropping his backpack outside.
The couple called 9-1-1 shortly after the incident around 8 :15 a.m.
Police arrived on scene within minutes and tracked down the 18-year-old suspect. During the arrest, officers discharged their taser gun.
Officers also recovered the suspect's backpack. It's content included an iPad, other weapons and a check.