UPDATE 5/6:The case against 32-year-old MichaelBrandonHogue will not go forward.Prosecutors have agreed to 'NolleProsequi' the case, meaning they have withdrawn it from court but reserve the right to bring the case back within a year.

Hogue tells 13NewsNow that he was actually the victim in the case and should never have been charged.


GLOUCESTER COUNTY -- A man who broke into a house in Gloucester County got more than he bargained for after he was beaten up by a resident inside the home.

Police say when 32-year-old Michael Brandon Hogue forced entry into the home in the area of Orchard Lane and Hickory Fork Road March 26, a struggle ensued between him and a male resident.

Fearing for his life, Hogue eventually fled on foot. Police located him at a nearby residence a short time later. He was then transported to a nearby hospital to be treated.

A warrant was later obtained for Breaking and Entering with the intent to commit a Misdemeanor. Hogue is currently be held in the Gloucester County Jail without bond.

The male resident was not injured during the ordeal. An investigation is still underway.

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