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Johnston County Homeowner Beats Up Burglar

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

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MIDDLESEX, N.C. — 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.

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