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Father runs off intruder in Gallia County, OH

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RIO GRANDE, OH -

Deputies with the Gallia County Sheriff's Office say a 15-year-old girl was awakened by noises and found a man standing in her kitchen.

According to a release, the teen then told her stepfather who ran out of their home to stop the man.  The stepfather told deputies he saw two shadows near his driveway and fired a gun to scare them away, according to the news release.  The victims told deputies the intruder was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and gloves, but no other description was available.

Deputies say gas may have been taken from one of the vehicles where the incident occurred. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office at 740-446-6555.