Teen Hides in Closet During Break-In

A 911 call placed during the robbery helped to catch the thieves.
1:47 | 03/21/13

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Now to the brave teenager. Dramatic and scary home invasion. She was at home on her own when burglars broke in. Her terrified call to 911 all caught on tape and abc's linzie janis has the story. He's inside the house. He's inside? Yes. He's inside the house. Reporter: You're hearing the terrified voice of 15-year-old yoyeen as thieves ransack her home and roaming through the closet she was hiding. You still hear him upstairs just yes or no? Bring the bucket over here. Okay, don't talk. Reporter: Alone in the house she heard the doorbell ring then the alarm of the home security system. Living room, window, open. I took off my shoes because i didn't want him to hear me and i grabbed this phone right here. Reporter: Fearful but clever she showed our reporter how she bolted into her parents' walk-in closet crouchingnderneath a rack of clothes. Seconds later the intruders enter the room. Bring the bucket over here. I can hear him. Don't talk. I could see them and i thought they were going to see me. Reporter: The dispatcher had the high school student remain on the line tapping on the phone to answer questions. My officers want you to know your whole house is surrounded. Reporter: Minutes later the burglars exit the house but the three teens are apprehended by police in the driveway. After the victim identifies property in the vehicle as belonging to her, the three were arrested. Reporter: Her relieved mom says she's simply in awe of her brave daughter. My daughter's strong. I didn't even know how strong she was until the police told me what happened. She's got an inner strength, you know, and it showed yesterday. Reporter: For "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, new york.

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