Supreme Court Justice Robbed

Intruder with machete robs Justice Stephen Breyer's Caribbean vacation home.
1:23 | 02/13/12

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Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer was robbed by an intruder -- armed with a machete. He was on vacation at his home in the Caribbean and ABC's senior justice correspondent Pierre Thomas has more. The Caribbean island of Nevis 17100 miles off the US coast is known as a postcard beautiful parent. But for US Supreme Court justice it became a dangerous crime scene. At 9 PM Thursday night's Supreme Court Justice -- his wife and house -- had their vacation stay rudely interrupted. By Indian troop wielding a machete. The suspect demanded money and escaped with a thousand dollars. No one was injured but the incident raises serious questions about the level of security the Supreme Court justices when they travel abroad and here in the US to justice some time travel with armed security. But today the court refused to comment on whether Breyer had -- security detail with him in the -- this is not the first time when the justices on the nation's highest court. Has run into criminals. Retired justice David Souter was mugged by a group of men in 2000 -- war. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- purse snatched while walking near the Kennedy senator with a husband and daughter. Tonight the FBI's and he was investigating. Diane sources tell us police do not believe -- was targeted but rather with the victim of random street crime. Sure -- startling story to read about today thank you very much --

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