Boyle County Sheriff Arrests Man Trying to Break In to Home Occupied by Juveniles

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Updated: 10/08/2013 3:09 am
The Boyle County Sheriff's Office says its arrested a man who allegedly tried to break in to a home occupied by two juveniles, and attempt to assault them.

Fifty-six year-old John William Hall has been charged with first degree burglary and assault after the Sheriff's Office says he tried to threaten the two children with a knife if they did not let him inside the home.

Investigators say the two children attempted to flee the home from the back door.

They say Hall allegedly threw a rock at one of the kids, hitting them in the back of the head, and then tried dragging them back.

Officials say the two children were able to get away and call 911 from a neighbor's home.

The Sheriff's Office says it was later determined that Hall was a relative of the home's owner, but believe he was under the influence of drugs at the time of the incident.

The Boyle County Sheriff's Office says Hall stated he was homeless but had a California driver's license.

He is currently lodge in the Boyle County Jail.
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