Upper Valley May 11, 2010 at 8:34pm
1. They might raid the fridge if they were drugged up or mentally unstable. You call the intruder a "hungry fellow," but in fact don't know WHAT his motive or state of mind was.
2. Read more carefully. The homeowner had an alternative and took it - he held the burglar and called the police. Only when he was assaulted with a chair did he resort to force. Think a chair isn't a deadly weapon? Let someone hit you over the head with one.