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Fast-thinking resident stops armed home invasion in Colorado Springs

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Posted at 7:29 AM, Jan 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-10 10:18:41-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A fast-thinking resident stopped a home invasion robbery in the middle of the day in Colorado Springs.

The man told police two men knocked on his door at noon on Monday and asked for Jason.

When the resident said he didn't know a Jason, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and tried to force his way into the residence, police said.

"The victim was able to slam the door closed, keeping the suspects from entering the residence," Colorado Springs Police said.

The suspects fled on foot and no description of either man has been released.

The incident happened in the 3600 block of Van Teylingen Drive, near North Carefree Circle and Academy Blvd.

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