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Police in Hillsborough believe a home alarm system prevented a break-in by scaring away a would-be burglar on Sunday night. The alarm was activated at a home in the 800 block of Tournament Drive at about 9:40 p.m. Someone had broken a window and attempted to remove a screen, police said. Police believe the audible alarm likely scared the suspect away and prevented a burglary. Police are advising residents to activate or install home alarm systems and to immediately report any unusual activity in their neighborhoods.
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