Man holds suspected burglar at gunpoint in east Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Police arrested Nathan Sabatasso late Sunday night in a neighborhood near 11th and 169 for burglary and public intoxication.
  • They said he tried to break into a house, but 72-year-old Virgil Bowline grabbed a revolver, and held Sabatasso at gunpoint behind the house until police arrived.
  • Police say Sabatasso appeared drunk or intoxicated. They said he admitted he was high on meth at the time.
  • Bowline told FOX23 his neighborhood has had several break-ins lately, and he's not afraid to protect himself.

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