Tennessee mom barricades toddler in bathroom after man breaks through window, crawls into home
A Tennessee mom grabbed her 2-year-old son and barricaded themselves inside a bathroom after a man broke through a window and crawled into their home over the weekend.
Keane Winchester was sitting in the living room of her Lake County home with her son when she heard a suspicious noise, local news station WBBJ-TV reported.
"I heard a very loud bang and it just wasn’t a normal bang, and then all of the sudden he started screaming ‘help, help!’" Winchester told the station.
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Winchester shared video from a home surveillance camera that shows the man stumbling outside her home and punching its windows and doors. He picks up a wood log, smashes it through a window and crawls into the home, where he can again be heard screaming "help!"
"And then once I realized he was in my house screaming, I barricaded the bathroom door and had my baby there trying to get him to just be calm and relax while I was calling the cops," Winchester told the station.
Winchester said it took about 10 minutes for police to arrive at her home.
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Both Winchester and her son were unharmed.
It wasn’t immediately clear whether the man will face any charges.