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Woman catches man breaking into home early Wednesday morning

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A woman caught a man breaking into her home around 2:30 Wednesday morning, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

Officers responded to the 800 block of North 30th Street in reference to a subject trying to get into a house.

The victim said she heard the window opening in her 4-year-old's room. The victim then punched the suspect in the face and slammed the window on his hand.

Officers were unable to find the suspect, who is a 20-year-old black male, 6' 2" tall, 150 pounds with black hair. He was wearing a white t-shirt, grey pants and black shoes.

He is being charged with first degree burglary.

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