Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Kids Home For Snow Day Thwart Home Break-In

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Police in Nebraska say two children who were home alone during a snow day scared off a couple of burglars.

The Journal Star in Lincoln says a 12-year-old girl and her 10-year-old sibling heard someone break in through a door Monday and hid in a bedroom where she called police.

Police spokeswoman Katie Flood says the girl looked through the bedroom door and saw the man, who told the person with him that people were in the house.

Flood says nothing was taken from the home.

A neighbor saw two people running off.

Police tracked footprints in the snow to a nearby bank. Flood says the bank was checking surveillance footage to see if the men were caught on tape.


Information from: Lincoln Journal Star,