A 12-year-old Southeast Texas boy has been praised by police for his bravery when he reported burglars in his house and he hid in the closet.
Port Arthur police today said Deion Murdock was home alone the afternoon of Aug. 20 when he called 911 to report “they just broke the window.”
Dispatcher LaTonya James tells the youth that help is coming. The boy hid in a bedroom closet and quietly talked to the dispatcher, who told him he was doing good, and to stay out of sight and remain on the phone.
Police arrested two men who allegedly ran from the house. Lajohn Wilson and Jarrod Johnson are being held on charges of burglary, with bond set at $25,000 each.
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