Woman jumps out of window during suspected break-in

By Lindsey Connell - bio | email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  A Columbus woman has walked away from a fall unscathed, according to police.

Officers were called to the Booker T. Washington Apartments downtown early Friday morning in reference to a burglary.

WTVM received several calls to the newsroom of a heavy police presence in the area.

Officials say an elderly female resident with dementia thought she heard someone breaking into her apartment. Out of fear, she jumped out of her second story bedroom window.

According to patrol officials, officers did not find any signs of forced entry in her home.

The woman walked away from the fall with minor scrapes.

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