Byron, MN (KROC AM News ) A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Byron man wanted in connection with the break-in of an occupied home.

The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department says a 47 year old Byron woman was taking a bath around 6 p.m. Thursday when she suddenly heard someone kick open the front door. The intruder apparently did not know the woman was home but answered when she called out.

A spokesman says the woman recognized the voice.The man - 23 year old Austin DeRoo - had been at the home earlier in the week looking for the woman’s son. DeRoo said her son owed him money.

Before the woman could call 911, DeRoo went to the basement, grabbed an $800 TV set and left.

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