By John Bronn 
BELLEVILLE – A homeowner in Cobourg chased a man and a woman out of his home after he found the pair had broken in, according to police.
On Monday around 9 p.m. Cobourg police responded to a break in on James Street East. Police say the homeowner chased the two trespassers out of the home and down the street before they arrived.
The would-be burglars were later apprehended by police with the help of the homeowner.
The pair, a 39-year-old man and the 27-year-old woman, both from Cobourg, are facing charges of breaking and entering.
They are in custody until their hearing.