By Bob Owens
A group of four thugs attacked a Chattanooga home for the second time in four days Thursday morning, and the family managed to survive both mostly due to a combination of raw determination and unserious criminals:
Chattanooga Couple Stops Second Home Invasion In One Week
Sunday night, the Buckland family woke to the sound of shattered glass inside the home they rent on Fairfax Drive.
“The very next day, we went out and bought a security system and a handgun. Those were the best purchases we ever made for this house,” says Andrew Buckland.
His wife Jessica says Wednesday night was the first time they’ve been able to peacefully fall asleep since that close call.
Everything changed Thursday at 3:15 a.m., when the security cameras captured video of four masked teenagers standing outside.
Two of them used a tire iron to break into the back door. The other two ran off.
The suspects, described by police as white males in their late teens continued into the couple’s bedroom.
One of them sprayed Mace in Andrew’s face and demanded money.
Jessica says she pretending to search for money to stall them while Andrew could locate his handgun, as their 6-year-old daughter slept in a nearby bedroom.
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Source:: Bearing Arms