Police: North Charleston man caught burglarizing apartment

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A North Charleston man was caught burglarizing a downtown Charleston apartment early Thursday morning.{}

According to Charleston police, residents of a St. Philip Street apartment returned to their home to find another man burglarizing it. The residents were able to detain the man until police arrived, officials said.{}

Nathaniel Cobb, 56, was arrested and charged with first-degree burglary. He is being housed in the Al Cannon Detention Center, police said.{}

According to police, the residents returned home and found their front door had been opened. When they entered the apartment, they found Cobb hiding behind a bathroom door. A fight ensued and the residents of the apartment managed to detain the robber.{}

Police are still investigating the incident.