See the Face of Suspected Burglar After Homeowners Fought Back

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A 19-year-old suspected burglar chose the wrong house to invade last week.

This is the face of Michael Maxwell (below) after he was beaten, kicked and shot with a stun gun by Palm Bay, Florida, homeowners defending themselves against him and a group of at least three others, WTSP reported.

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19 Year Old Beaten by Homeowners After Alleged Home Invasion With a Weapon

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Michael Maxwell was treated for injuries sustained while homeowners defended themselves in a home invasion. Maxwell has been charged with home invasion with a firearm or deadly weapon, among other charges. (Photo: Brevard County Sheriff's Office)

Maxwell was arrested and held under $51,000 bond at Brevard County Jail Complex with charges of home invasion robbery with a firearm or a deadly weapon and four counts of battery. A 17-year-old was served the same charges as well.

WTSP reported police saying Maxwell had to be taken to a local medical center to be treated for the injuries he received during the home invasion.

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19 Year Old Beaten by Homeowners After Alleged Home Invasion With a Weapon

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(Photo: Brevard County Sheriff's Office)

According to the report, police are unsure whether the homeowners knew Maxwell and the others involved in the incident, occurring after midnight Wednesday last week.

Watch this report from Florida Today, which has a clip regarding the suspected, would-be robbery (Note: skip to 0:58 in the portion regarding the incident):

(H/T: Daily Mail)

Featured image via Shutterstock.com.

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