Friday, October 9, 2009

New Hampshire: Homeowner chases away intruder with shotgun

Nashua, New Hampshire

From the Nashua Telegraph of October 9, 2009
Homeowner chases away intruder with shotgun

A man shooed away a burglar with a shotgun, police said.

The homeowner, who state police did not identify, came home Thursday morning to find a young man at the side door of the residence, state police said Friday in a press release.

The man said he knew the homeowner's son and had left a belonging there a few days earlier, state police said. But the homeowner asked the man to return when his son came home and shut his door, state police said.

Moments later, the homeowner heard noises in his living room and entered to find the man shuffling through items, state police said.

The homeowner got a shotgun and chased the man out of the house, state police said.

State police are now searching for the suspected burglar. He is described as a young white male, about 16-17 years old, and wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with a blue baseball cap.

Anyone with information is urged to call state police at 672-3333.

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