Can a burglar sue me for physically beating them after finding them in my home?
Ok, keeping this short and to the point, A man broke into my house about 3 weeks ago. It was roughly 3 am when the breaking in occurred. Now I'm a big man, physically big, and I will protect my home and those in it. So when I heard some noise from downstairs, and found this man rooting through MY belongings, I naturally sort of beat the living pulp out of him. The police were called after he was layed out on the floor, and he was detained and taken to jail. The police showed up recently to tell me that the burglar is suing me or pressing charges because i bruised him up real good. Is it legal for the BURGLAR to sue the person he tried to rob?
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