Burlington couple awakened by burglars in home

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BURLINGTON, N.C. — Two people were awakened by two burglars inside their Burlington home early Tuesday morning.

Police said a 40-year-old woman and her boyfriend were asleep inside their home at 1618 Preston St. when two men entered the home through a side door.

Both men were armed and demanded cash and property.

The suspects grabbed the woman’s purse and fled. Police did not say how much money was stolen.

No injuries were reported.

Police provided incomplete descriptions of the suspects.

Anyone with information can call Crimestoppers at 229-7100.

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