Teen arrested following attempted home invasion


Eric William Harper (Decatur Police)

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DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Police officers responded to the 2200 block of 11th Street after a resident reported someone had entered his residence.

While on the phone with 911, the intruders attempted to flee. The resident was able to stop them from leaving, according to officials.

Police say when officers arrived, they found belongings of the resident on one of the people in the house, Eric William Harper, 19, of Decatur.

Harper was arrested and charged with Burglary and has bond set at $2,500.