CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police say a 39-year-old man has been charged with a North Side home invasion.

Pepe Martinez was charged with one count of home invasion with a dangerous weapon as well as a felony count of a controlled substance.

He was arrested after 1:00 Friday afternoon after Chicago Police responded to a burglary in progress.

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Authorities say Martinez was apprehended after he attempted to flee in the 5400 block of West Berteau Avenue.

He allegedly displayed a knife and demanded money from another male which led to a struggle, according to police.



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