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Resident Fires Shot To Scare Off Break-In Suspect At NH Home

AUBURN, N.H. (CBS) – Police spent the morning searching for a suspect in a possible break-in at a New Hampshire home.

New Hampshire State Police troopers and Auburn Police set up a perimeter around a house on Wood Hill Drive while they searched for a suspect beginning around 8:30 a.m.

Police said a person had tried to break into a home, but the resident inside fired one shot during a confrontation and the suspect fled.

Auburn Burglary
Police remove evidence from an Auburn, N.H. home that was broken into. (WBZ-TV)

No one was injured during the incident.

A police K-9 tracked the suspect for four miles before losing the track.

Officers remain at the house waiting to execute a search warrant.


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