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Woman holds gun on insurance salesman

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A woman became frightened when an insurance salesman came to her house recently, so she held him at gunpoint until a deputy arrived.

The salesman said he was going to a residence when he saw the woman by her mailbox.

He said he wanted to give her a pamphlet about senior living and stopped to talk to her. He gave her the pamphlet, but when he walked her to her door, she came out with a pistol, called 911 and told him not to move.

The woman said she couldn’t understand what the man was saying to her because he had an accent. She said he walked up to the house with her with his hand behind his back “as if he had a gun.” She was scared, so she walked into the house and thought he was going to come inside too, so she pulled out her pistol and called 911.

The deputy separated both parties and gave the man a criminal trespass warning, per the woman’s request.


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