Woman Fends Off Burglars With Musical Instrument

(AP) A woman who lives near the Smoky Mountains used a musical instrument to scare away two men who broke into her home. The Knoxville News Sentinel quoted a Sevier County Sheriff's Office report that stated the victim awoke to find two men in her home in Seymour on Saturday morning. Her child was asleep in the home.

Deputies said the woman used part of a brass musical instrument to hit one of the men and both intruders fled.

It couldn't immediately be determined what kind of instrument she used.

She got a license number, though, and police later charged two men with aggravated burglary.

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Information from: The Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com

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