CA teen hides in closet during burglary

CREATED Mar 22, 2013

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(KTNV) -- A California teenager had a terrifying experience recently when burglars broke into her home.

The 15-year-old was home alone when she heard voices downstairs.

She grabbed a phone and called 911.

The dispatcher told the teen to hide in a bedroom closet. But, the burglars ended up in the closet with her.

She was still on the phone with 911 as they rummaged through her parents' belongings.

The teenager stayed calm but was worried the men would see her bright toenail polish as she hid just inches away from them.

Luckily, they left the closet without seeing her. Minutes later, the cops showed up.

The police found three teenagers loading up stolen property in a car outside. They were all arrested.