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Woman pulls gun on intruder who tried to cut her hair

A woman told police that she pulled a gun on an intruder after he pushed his way into her north Knoxville apartment and tried to cut her hair.

The woman said she was home alone when she heard a knock on the door shortly before 11 a.m. Monday at the Spring Meadow Apartments on Washington Ridge Way. When the woman answered the door, a man forced his way into the apartment and pushed her into a bedroom, and thrust her on the bed. He then told the woman that he loved her hair, pulled out a knife and tried to cut her hair, according to Knoxville police.

Fortunately, the woman grabbed a gun from the nightstand and pointed it at the intruder, who then ran away. Police said aside from some scratches and bruisers, the victim was okay.

Knoxville police said the man was 5'11", wearing dark blue jeans, a black or navy t-shirt, and a camouflage ball cap. Officials said the man may have a tattoo on his left forearm.

Authorities said they're still searching for the suspect.


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