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Medical alert pager saves Alma woman from harm

(Alma Police image) (Alma Police image)
ALMA, GA (WALB) -

Monday morning, June 20th, the Alma Police Department received an alarm call to a burglary in progress in the 500 block of 16th Street.  

According to the call, an intruder was in the home, and 911 got a description of the intruder.  

As officers arrived, they saw Sharod Fussell, 24 of Douglas, in the front yard of the house.  

They detained him, and he was positively identified by the homeowner as the person who broke in her home.  

The homeowner told police that Fussell was forcing her into her bedroom, when she pressed a medical alarm device she wears around her neck.  

Fussell has been arrested and charged with burglary.

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