Originally posted on CBS New York:
DOVER, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A pair of quick-thinking teens are being credited with helping stop a burglary spree.
The brother and sister were home alone when thieves broke into their house.
Julia Hoylman, a 16-year-old from Dover, scrambled to call police on a trio of burglars that had broken in and ransacked her house, CBS 2’s Derricke Dennis reported Friday night.
DISPATCHER: “911 Operator 157, what’s the address of your emergency?”
TEEN: “Please, someone is trying to get into my home.”
Hoylman made the frantic call in fear of what would happen if the suspects found or hurt her.
TEEN: “They just knocked something down, downstairs. Oh my god, they’re coming up.”
DISPATCHER: “Okay. What’s your name ma’am?”
DISPATCHER: “Julia. Can you get into a room and lock the door?”
Hoylman did and was able to hide out in a closet and…
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