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Police nab one suspect, seek second in Seabrook home invasion

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SEABROOK, SC (WTOC) -

A 15-year-old person was arrested, and a high school was on lock down for two hours Friday, after an attempted home invasion in Seabrook. Deputies are looking for the second suspect.

Deputies do not know the age of the second suspect, but they believe he's around the same age as the 15 year old.

The incident happened around 8 a.m. A woman was home alone when the two young men threw a rock through her window. The victim, who did not want to be identified, said that's when she ran to her bedroom, locked herself in her closet, and called 911. 

"I was terrified," she said. "I wish I had the key to my gun."

The gun was locked in a box sitting right beside her in the closet. She said the fact that she couldn't get to it scared her more.

"The key was on a key chain with my husband," she said. "He took it with him."

As a precaution, Whale Branch High School was placed on a modified lockdown while police searched the area for the two suspects.

"We wanted to make sure all of our kids were safe, and make sure none of them were in the way of what was going on the outside," said Principal Pricilla Drake.

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