Police: Two Teens Call 9-1-1 from Unlikely Place During Burglary

NASHVILLE, TN--Police say two sisters, 16 and 13 years old, called 9-1-1 when they noticed two men trying to open up the back door of their south Nashville home.

The girls then hid in their parents’ bathroom cabinet, with the dispatcher coaching them to stay as quiet as possible.

The police dispatcher’s recording captures the scary moment:

DISPATCHER says:  'Tell me exactly what happened.'

TEEN says: 'Two men outside my house and I think they're trying to break in, can you send for help?'

DISPATCHER says:  'Can you see what they look like?'

TEEN says:  'They were knocking on the door, one has long hair and I'm not sure about the other one.'

DISPATCHER says:  'Are they White, Black or Hispanic?'

TEEN says:  'I think they are White.'        

DISPATCHER says:  'Where are you inside the house?'

TEEN says:  'I'm in the very back where my parents bedroom bathroom, please hurry.'

DISPATCHER says:  'Ok, I'm getting units started ok?  What door are they at?'

TEEN says:  'At the back near the door.'

DISPATCHER says:  'So the two men are at the door?'

TEEN says:  'Yeah.'

DISPATCHER says:  'Are they in the house?'

TEEN says:  'Yes, yes they're in the house.'

DISPATCHER says:  'I want you to be very quiet ok?  I'm on the line with you.  I have help on the way.  Are they getting closer to the bathroom where you are?'

TEEN says:  'Yeah.'

DISPATCHER says:  'Ok, I'm getting the information.  They're on their way to you.'

Police caught one of the men immediately—after he hid in the very bathroom in which the girls were hiding.

The other man slipped off running into the woods, but the police arrested him a few miles away.

According to police, Carlos Murillo is charged with aggravated burglary and possession of burglary tools. Police say Brian Tomberlind was charged with aggravated burglary, possession of burglary tools, felony evading arrest and driving on a revoked license. 

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