Mahaffey, PA – Someone allegedly attempted to break into a home in Mahaffey but was caught in the act and ran away.

It happened around 1:15 a.m. early Friday morning at a home along West Main Street in Mahaffey.

The resident told police that an unknown person pushed open the front door to reach inside and try to unlatch a chain lock.

The person was unsuccessful at opening the lock. They fled immediately after the woman at the home made her presence known to the would-be burglar.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Click Here to read the online police report. (You’ll need to scroll down to page 6 to see this specific report.)