Lexington Police say it's lucky no one was hurt in this incident when two men tried to break in to a house where a teen was home alone.
People who live along a stretch of Newtown Pike were surprised to see so much commotion.
"It's the middle of the day. We're out here in the country. You just don't expect that sort of thing to happen out here," said one neighbor.
Police say two men, William Bowling and Tanner Greene, had broken into a house where a teen was home alone around 10:30 this morning. They say he called his dad who told him to call 911.
"It's not often that you have a situation where you have a burglary with residents present, the residents are awake, know what's going on," said Sherelle Roberts of the Lexington Division of Police.
Police say while the boy waited on them to get there, his father showed up.
"The father had actually used his car to maneuver and block in the suspects so they weren't able to get away easily," said Roberts.
Witnesses said the two men tried to get away by smashing through a fence in their car. When that didn't work, they say the men tried to run, but police quickly caught up to them. While no one got hurt, police say they don't recommend stepping in
"We never recommend that people attempt to confront a subject or attempt to apprehend a subject or in any way interfere with a person who may be committing a burglary. Give us a call first, let us try. Only at last resort should you be getting involved in a situation," said Roberts.
Lexington Police say they'll be investigating whether or not the two men could be connected to other burglaries.
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