A man stabbed after surprising two burglars in his brother-in-law's east-side home was in satisfactory condition Wednesday.

Lance Vernon Perks, 18, Mapleton, entered the house, in the 27th East block of Comanche Drive, about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and confronted the burglars, Detective Tom Olsen said.One of the burglars stabbed the victim in the right side. The burglars then fled.

Police found that the burglars had placed stereos, speakers and other property in an adjoining garage and apparently planned to load the goods into a car.

Perks underwent surgery Tuesday afternoon in LDS Hospital.