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March 20, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Ocean Shores woman surprised by burglar in home

OCEAN SHORES (AP) — Police say a 95-year-old woman who is hard of hearing was unaware there was a burglar in her Ocean Shore home until he ran past her as she was watching TV.

Deputy Chief Russ Fitts says a witness called police to report seeing a man break into the woman’s home through a window.

When officers arrived he fled out the front door. They arrested him and found money from the home.

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