Botched Burglar Calls 911 On Himself

Originally posted on CBS Dallas / Fort Worth:

Christopher Moore, burglary suspect from Parker County. (Parker County Sheriff's Office)

Christopher Moore, burglary suspect from Parker County. (Parker County Sheriff’s Office)

SPRINGTOWN (CBSDFW.COM) - An accused burglar is in the Parker County jail after he called 911, afraid of the homeowner who was holding him at gunpoint. He stayed on the phone for more than 10 minutes with the operator, even trying to convince himself the scenario wasn’t real.

The man, Christopher Moore, was in the process of burglarizing a home in the 100 block of Lelon Lane in Springtown Tuesday morning when the owner of the home woke up and found Moore in his bedroom.

James Gerow said he thought it was his son, until he got up and realized his son was still asleep in his own room. Gerow noticed a truck parked outside that he didn’t recognize, grabbed a handgun and walked outside.

Moore ran from the home toward his pickup, but Gerow chased him down and…

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