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Woman Scares Off Burglar in her Home

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WILKES-BARRE -- An 88-year-old woman scared off a man who broke into her home Sunday night.

Police said a man broke in through the back door of the house on Sheridan Street. He went into the woman's bedroom and left when she woke up .

It isn't clear what was taken from the home.

3 comments

  • JP

    Nice Beth! ; ) Sad part is the guy might have had other intentions, other than burglary. People are sick! To bad he didn’t trip on the curb outside and break his neck or something. Glad the old lady is ok, I’m sure she is tougher than he is anyways.

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