Teen chases away burglar in California

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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Teen chases burglar away in California. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at 4:30 a.m. on November 28, 2017.

A 13-year-old girl came face to face with a burglar in her Northern California home.

Surveillance video shows a man walking up to a home in Turlock on Sunday afternoon.

Police say he rang the doorbell several times and then just decided to kick in the door.

The frightened teen hid in a closet and called police, but eventually the burglar found her.

She says she screamed and started to hit the man, forcing him to take off.


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