JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. — Three people were arrested in connection with an alleged burglary attempt in Forestdale Thursday.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, a homeowner noticed three suspects allegedly trying to break into his shed outside his residence on Tomahawk Circle around 12:30 p.m. The homeowner grabbed his gun and confronted the trio, two of whom were women. The suspects ran from the armed man and attempted to drive away, but their car got stuck in a ditch. The homeowner then held the male suspect at gunpoint while the two females ran from the car.
Deputies arrived moments later and apprehended all three suspects.
There were no reports of injuries in the incident.
Hear from the homeowner tonight in an exclusive interview on ABC 33/40 News at 10. To watch the newscast online, go to www.abc3340.com/live.