Police: Woman Scares Burglar Away From Her Home

By Joe Gullo , Steph Machado

Published 03/07 2014 04:30PM

Updated 03/18 2014 10:19PM

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Burlington Police say a woman scared a burglar away from her home on North Avenue Friday afternoon.

The man stole some electronics before fleeing the scene. Police say the family dog, who was home at the time, ran out the door after it was left open by the burglar. The dog was returned to the woman a short time later.

The man is described as young, white, about 6' tall, thin build, short/cropped hair, and some facial hair. He was wearing gray jeans, gray and black overcoat with a hood, and Nike sneakers with a green trim. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Burlington Police Department at (802)-540-2309.

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