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Girl's screams help scare away burglar

Sunday, April 21, 2013 9:11 PM
Last updated Monday, April 22, 2013 12:30 AM
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A screaming 17-year-old girl helped to scare away a burglar early Sunday, after he climbed through her bedroom window and told her: “Shh, don’t say anything.”

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According to an incident report from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, a dark-skinned black man attempted to climb through the unlocked window of a rear bedroom in the 2000 block of First Ave. about 6:35 a.m. Sunday.

The break-in awoke the girl, who began to scream. Her mother ran to the room, saying she had a gun, and the burglar fled.

Sheriff’s deputies found no signs of forced entry, fingerprints or footprints.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 04/22/13 - 06:25 am
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Headline SHB

Gun Warning to Burglar Saves Teen & Family.

IF the burglary story is true (some doubts it appears),
the AC article just told the Burglar the family likely does not have a gun.

allhans
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allhans 04/22/13 - 09:36 am
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A burglar, huh?

A burglar, huh?

allhans
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allhans 04/22/13 - 09:38 am
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How do I get you out ...

How do I get you out ...

Itsallnew11
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Itsallnew11 04/22/13 - 09:54 am
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Caught with your pants on the ground!

It sounds like someone was caught and crying wolf. I might be wrong but....

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 04/22/13 - 11:09 am
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If it was her screams that alerted mom,

what other reason might she have screamed than being afraid of, ie, an intruder?

allhans
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allhans 04/22/13 - 12:00 pm
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Mom was at the bedroom door?

Mom was at the bedroom door?

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my.voice 04/22/13 - 03:17 pm
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I didn't realize that the

I didn't realize that the criminal element was up this early.

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Dixieman 04/22/13 - 09:09 pm
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This happened to me once

But I'm not posting any details here. Neither will my old girlfriend.

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 04/22/13 - 09:29 pm
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Old, as in ex or

old as opposed to young, or as in "now wife"?

This sounds interesting, Dixieman.

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Dixieman 04/26/13 - 12:40 am
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To Fiat_Lux

"old" as in "back in the old days when Dixieman could still climb up that ladder to her second story bedroom in her parents' house" in about...1966. And she was only a quarterfinalist in my wife search.

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