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Police: Accidental Misdial Alerts Them To Burglary


UPDATED: Thursday February 7, 2013 3:21 PM

Authorities in Ohio say they had no trouble tracking down a burglar after he accidentally dialed 911 from a cellphone in his pocket.
    
An emergency operator traced the call to a home in Sidney Tuesday night, sending sheriff's deputies to the address to see if someone needed help.
    
They soon found that a window had been forced open and figured out someone was inside.
    
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office says that once in the house, the deputies quickly found the suspect hiding in a bathroom thanks to his cellphone again.
    
They say his phone was beeping because of a low battery.

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