Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Faces Intruder

The justice, his wife and two guests came face-to-face with an armed intruder.
3:12 | 02/14/12

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A frightening confrontation that turned up powerful Supreme Court justice. Into a crime victim justice Stephen Breyer was vacationing in the Caribbean. When he found himself face to face with an armed intruder ABC's Pierre Thomas is following the investigation this morning for. Good morning to you -- I just this morning the FBI's in need is investigating this bizarre case that must've shock justice -- Bryant was staying at his vacation home in beautiful Nevis when he his wife and two house guests were confronted at 9 PM last Thursday. A suspect broke in flashing a machete the intruder demanded money and escaped with 1000 dollars. No one was injured but the incident raises serious questions about the level of security. That Supreme Court justices had when they travel abroad. So -- the court is refusing to say whether Breyer had a security detail with him at the time. But this is not the first time -- Supreme Court justice has run into thugs retired justice David Souter was mugged in 2004. Eight years before that justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a victim of a purse -- This morning authorities are taking another look at Supreme Court security and Josh they are thankful that the -- case did not turn out worse as are we all -- comes there in the nation's capital thank you.

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