Homeless man found under child's bed in Fair Lawn home

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Friday, June 13, 2014
Homeless man found hiding under boy's bed in New Jersey
Lisa Colagrossi reports on a frightening home invasion in Fair Lawn after a homeless man was found hiding under a bed

FAIR LAWN, N.J. (WABC) -- A homeless man is under arrest in New Jersey after a mother found him hiding under her son's bed.

The incident happened just before 4 a.m. Thursday morning at the home on Harrison Drive in Fair Lawn.

Police responded to a 911 call of an armed burglar and found 56-year-old Kenneth Webb hiding underneath the boy's bed, armed with a knife.

Fortunately, the 6-year-old was sleeping with his mother and baby sister in another room at the time.

Webb had change and a jewelry box on him, as well.

Police believe he cut through the screen window to gain entry to the room.

Darla Donohue heard rattling and sensed someone was in the house.

"I picked the billy club up that I keep by my bed when my husband is away, and I got up from the bed, dialed 911 and turned the hall light on," she said. "It's scary when you have two kids and your husband's not home. The heart pounds when you don't know who's in your home and what they're there for."

Donohue's husband is in the military, which is why he wasn't home.

Webb is charged with two counts of burglary and unlawful possession of a weapon. He is being held in Bergen County jail on $35,000 bail.