SULLIVAN, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 14-year-old boy was alone in his familiy's home when a burglar allegedly broke through the front door.
Police said somebody knocked on the front door of the home near the intersection of Jones and McKinney. But when the boy never answered, the burglar allegedly then kicked in the door.
The boy escaped through the back door and ran down the street until his father returned home from an errand.
Police said the burglar may have been scared off, and he did not get away with any possessions.