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4 Year-Old Helps Police Catch Robbery Suspects

KID STOPS ROBBERY(WGGB) — A home invasion case in Ferndale, Washington has been cracked, thanks to a 4 year-old girl.

According to investigators, a 17 year-old babysitter had coordinated a home invasion —  with her boyfriend and another suspect robbing the home while she babysat.

The babysitter told police that two armed black men had broken into the home, even identifying the next-door neighbor as a possible suspect.

Officers handcuffed the neighbor and questioned him for several hours, until young Abby Dean told them that the suspect had white skin.

After that, the story unfolded, and the babysitter ultimately confessed to the crime.

Abby’s mother said she’s proud of her daughter. “Literally in 30 seconds, she changed everything that had been going on for 5, 6 hours,” Dean said.

Abby’s neighbor said he hopes the babysitter and her accomplices have learned their lesson.


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