Deputies look for info after armed homeowner scares off burglars - FOX Carolina 21

Deputies look for info after armed homeowner scares off burglars in Buncombe Co.

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Leicester, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said people breaking into a house fled after a homeowner fired a shot on Thursday.

Public Relations Coordinator Natalie Bailey said they are looking for information about the incident where two people attempted to enter a home on Dix Creek Road in Leicester by force just after 11 a.m. 

Bailey said the homeowner was home at the time and was armed.

The man fired at least one shot before the people fled on foot, according to Bailey. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office or Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050.            

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