Burglars try to steal Christmas presents in Owensboro

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - Owensboro police are searching for two women who tried burglarize a home in the 3700 block of Hawthorne Drive.

The homeowner told police he heard someone come through the back door of his home around noon today.

When he went to check out the noise,  he said he saw two women attempting to steal Christmas presents.

The homeowner chased the women outside.  Police say that's when one of them waved a handgun at the man.

No shots were fired and no one was hurt.

Owensboro police ask if anyone has information about this crime to call them at 270-687-8888.

Callers who wish to remain anonymous can dial the Crime Stoppers tip line at 270-687-8484.

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