Detectives investigating attempted burglary at Newport News home

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Authorities are investigating an attempted burglary at a Newport News home.

Officers responded to the home in the 700 block of Princess Court, Monday around 2:44 a.m.

The 84-year-old homeowner told police he heard someone trying to break into his back door. He also said an alarm was activated. However, when officers arrived, there were no suspects.

Police say there was damage around the door lock and the suspects could have been scared off by the alarm. Nothing was taken from the home.

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