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15-year-old girl deters armed home invasion in Fla.

A 15-year-old in central Florida took matters into her own hands when a group of suspected thieves burst into her family's house.

September 29, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 15-year-old in central Florida took matters into her own hands when a group of suspected thieves burst into her family's house.

Ciara Bailey was in her room when the suspects confronted her great-grandmother and little brother, demanding money at gunpoint.

The teen immediately rushed the suspects, chasing them out of the house and diving right into their car as they tried to get away.

"I ran, I jumped in the car and I started fighting one of them and then that's when all of them started hitting me, and I was actually hitting all of them and then they said, 'We're going to shoot you. We're going to shoot you,'" Bailey described.

Bailey said the driver stopped the car and got out. At that point, neighbors jumped in and took the guns away from the suspects.

Four teenagers were arrested in the incident.