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The Brazos County Sheriff's Office got the call around 8 a.m. Friday morning, after Jerry Fagin noticed his back door kicked in. An officer in the area spotted the suspect running down Fazzino Road near OSR. The suspect hopped the fence, and took off into the woods. TDC dogs were called in for the search that lasted until 5 p.m. Fagin and his neighbors say their concerned about the incident.
It's not the first time Jerry Fagin has been in this situation
"This is our second go around," Fagin said. "I got hit about four years ago. They broke in and stole guns, cameras, money, jewelry, everything."
This time the suspect ripped off Fagin's French doors, stole jewelry, and an unloaded gun.
"When I drove up he went into the woods and uh the sheriff's department saw him," Fagin said.
The suspect hopped the fence, left his shirt behind, scaring Fagin's neighbors.
"It's scary somebody like that you never know what they're going to do," Brazos County resident Robin Gott said.
The Brazos County Sheriff's office says there have been four houses broken into, all in North Brazos County over the last two weeks, so all resources were called in for the search.
As for Fagin he says he's going to add a burglar alarm, so it doesn't happen again.
"Whenever they want to hit they just decide to hit an area I guess and my home happened to be the one today," Fagin said.
The suspect is described as a thin white male, unshaven with long hair. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, and a ball cap. The sheriff's office hasn't found a vehicle, leading them to believe he may have been dropped off at the house, and it is quite possible he did not act alone.
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