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Johnston County Homeowner Beats Up Burglar

Posted February 19, 2008 12:44 a.m. EST

— A burglar took a beating from a homeowner in Johnston County.

Investigators said Phillip White and another masked man broke into a home, tied up four people and stole money.

One victim escaped, chased White into the yard and beat him with a 2x4, investigators said.

White was arrested and taken to jail.

Investigators are looking for the other suspect.