Magazine article The New American

Brick to the Face

Magazine article The New American

Brick to the Face

Article excerpt

The Topeka Capital Journal reported on December 8 about a strange break-in that resulted in shots being fired at an intruder. The incident occurred in Topeka, Kansas, around 4:30 a.m.

A resident woke up to the sounds of someone trying to break in to his home. He quickly grabbed his pistol and went down to investigate. As the homeowner neared the main entrance to his house, a brick came crashing through a window next to the door and struck him in the face. Authorities believe the brick was thrown by a man outside the home who was trying to enter the house and that the man did not intend to strike the occupant of the home in the face. Topeka police believe the man who threw the brick might have thought the home was unoccupied.

The homeowner suffered a broken nose from the brick but was able to regain his composure and deal with the ongoing break-in attempt. …

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