Deputies: Large dog scares away potential home invader
A big dog scared away a potential intruder at a Salem Township home Monday afternoon, according to Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office deputies.
Deputies reported being dispatched to the home in the 8800 block of Brookville Road for a report of an attempted home invasion.
According to investigators, someone pried open the rear door of the home. But, the large dog inside the residence managed to scare off the intruder before anything could be stolen.
Witnesses told deputies three people were inside a light-colored minivan in the home’s driveway during the time frame of the incident.
The investigation into the incident continues. Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to call the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at 734-973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (773-2587).