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Eugene resident whups would-be robber

EUGENE (AP) — The Lane County Sheriff's Office says a resident threatened by a would-be robber turned the tables, beating the intruder and taking him out the door in a headlock.

The Register-Guard of Eugene reports (http://is.gd/ylfg2E) that in his mugshot, 27-year-old Robert Jacob Daniel Tinkham is seen with visible injuries to his face and a large bandage on his head.

Deputies say Tinkham entered a home in northwest Eugene Tuesday and pointed a realistic-looking pellet gun at the home's resident. When Tinkham tried to tie the resident's hands together, the resident knocked the gun away and a physical altercation ensued. The resident placed Tinkham in a headlock and walked him out the front door.

After Tinkham arrived at the hospital, deputies arrested him for investigation of second-degree robbery, fourth-degree assault and menacing.

Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com.

Eugene resident whups would-be robber