Reidsville mom with kids in car returns home to break-in in progress; pursues fleeing suspect vehicle

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REIDSVILLE, N.C. — A Reidsville mom returned home to a break-in in progress on Tuesday afternoon, according to Sgt. Kevin Suthard with the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office.

The woman was returning to her home on Sandy Cross Road after picking up her children from school, Suthard said.

As she pulled under the carport, she saw a dark blue Ford Taurus parked around the back of her residence.

The woman got out of her vehicle and as she approached, she discovered that her home had been broken into and the suspects were still inside the residence.

Suthard said the woman quickly got back in her car and two suspects exited the home, got into their vehicle and fled the scene.

The woman followed the vehicle for a short distance until the passenger in the suspect’s vehicle pointed a handgun out the window, at which point she discontinued her pursuit, Suthard said.

No shots were fired and no injuries were reported.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 349-9683.