Resident surprises home burglars

Elmenia Patterson (Source: TPSO)
Elmenia Patterson (Source: TPSO)

KENTWOOD, LA (WAFB) - A homeowner surprised a pair of would-be burglars Wednesday morning.

Investigators say Elmenia Patterson and Quincy Jackson Sr. went into a home on Winterfield Way around 8 a.m., expecting the home to be empty.  

According to reports, the homeowner surprised the duo and they took off running.

Patterson, 22, was caught hiding behind a nearby home.  She has been charged with burglary of an inhabited dwelling and possession of a burglary tool.

Authorities are still looking for Jackson, 32.

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