DEKALB COUNTY, Tenn. – Police said thieves tried to a rip an air conditioning unit out of a home window while the owners were at home.
The DeKalb County Sheriff reported three people targeted the home. One went to the front door and knocked to distract the homeowners while the other two went around back and actually ripped the large air conditioning unit out of the wall.
They tossed it in the truck of their car, but not before the homeowners heard the noise.
There was a confrontation, and deputies were called to the scene.
The three thieves were arrested, and taken to the DeKalb County jail.