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January 10, 2014

Home invasion suspect says he was 'just kidding'

NEW CASTLE — Police are looking for a man who forced his way into a South Side home.

A Pollock Avenue resident told New Castle police he had heard someone knocking at his back door Saturday morning. When he answered, the resident told police, a man holding a small knife forced his way into the house, then grabbed a butcher knife from a wooden block.

The man said he fought the intruder, who ran out with the butcher knife.

The resident told police the man, who had left his hat behind, returned a while later and said he was “just kidding.”

A neighbor told police she had seen the man bury the knife in the snow off Phillips Street.

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