4-Year-Old Leads Police to Prime Suspect in Burglary Case

Abby Dean helps authorities determine that the babysitter allegedly burglarized her home.
2:00 | 06/24/14

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We're going to turn to a real-life Nancy drew. 4-year-olds old. Abby dean helped police figure out who burglarized her home. Pointing the finger at her babysitter as the suspect. I need to report a burglary in process. Reporter: A babysitter on the phone to police, says she says two armed men forced their way in, while she's watching the kids. And what exactly did they say to you? They said that we need to get out before they hurt me and the children. And I just told the kids to run. Were they inside the apartment? Yes. Okay. They came in through the back Toor when I was feeding the kids. Okay. So, you ran out with the kids? Reporter: Police say the babysitter had described the intruders as two, armed black men. One who looked like the next door neighbor. But little Abby set the record straight. I saw the burglars come out from the back door. The 4-year-old reported that one of the males had beach-colored skin. And no one had dark skin. The babysitter was confronted with that. She admitted she made up the story. Reporter: And told them that she, her boyfriend and another man planned the whole thing. I don't think the babysitter realized the danger it puts me in. There was a sniper and a spotter pointed at me. Reporter: Police say the 17-year-old even helped with a list of what they wanted. Allegedly including laptop computers, game system components, even a piggy bank. Our minds are blown by what she's done. Reporter: Police say the babysitter and two men face robbery charges. A caper cracked by a brave 4-year-old, who was not afraid to speak up. And who, by the way, wants to be a doctor. I was a great superhero. I felt good about that. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Neal Karlinsky, ABC news, Seattle. Superhero, detective. We all feel good about that. Especially the neighbor. Time, now, for the weather. Ginger zee. We're having some spectacular

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