A quick-thinking father managed to shock off 4 intruders police pronounced were formulation to kidnap his daughter and sack his home.
A 17-year-old girl was leaving her Baker, Florida, home on Tuesday when she found Preservation Road blocked with barrels and rubbish cans, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.
The girl, however, managed to drive around the blockade, outsmarting the tract to force her out of the car, police said.
Shortly after, her 51-year-old father listened a automobile doorway close and beheld the motion-activated flood lights outward the family home spin on.
He grabbed his gun, and when he speckled the intruders trying to mangle into his garage, he fired 3 shots, according to the sheriff’s office.
The suspects ran off into the woods and police, behaving on a tip from another neighbor, after pulled over a White Jeep Liberty on Highway 4.
Keilon Johnson, 19, along with 3 underage teenagers, were arrested and charged with attempted abduction and attempted home advance robbery.
Johnson has been booked into the Okaloosa County Jail, while the other 3 were transfered to a youthful probity facility.
Police found latex gloves and face masks inside the SUV. The pronounced the teens designed to kidnap the 17-year-old girl before streamer to her home to confront her father, who they believed was wealthy.
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