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Armed Homeowner Doesn’t Pull Trigger When He Catches Teens Burglarizing His Home — but He Does Teach Them a Lesson


They didn't see this coming.

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COOS BAY, Ore. (TheBlaze/AP) — A Coos Bay homeowner made teens caught breaking into his house call 911 to report themselves.

KATU-TV reported the three 14-year-old boys were all taken to the Douglas County Juvenile Detention Center on Sunday on charges including burglary, trespassing and possession of marijuana.

The Coos County sheriff's office says the man was armed when he discovered the boys burglarizing his home.

Emergency dispatchers say he made one of the teens call police and report the burglary in progress.

One of the teens was supposed to have been babysitting his step-sister at the time, KATU-TV reported.

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