A Sophia, N.C., business owner, his wife and two adult
children surrounded and captured two men who had broken into Farlow
Oil Co. Tony Farlow, whose home is right next to the business his
family has owned for 75 years, heard the alarm sound at about 11
p.m. one night. He grabbed a shotgun and ran toward the store, his
wife, Nina, following closely behind with a .45-cal. pistol. Farlow
ordered a man standing near the store's front door-shattered glass
all around-to stop and kneel down. His wife encountered the other
bandit still in the store. Once he saw Farlow with a shotgun trained
on his partner, the second man became cooperative. "I told him get
on the ground and don't move," Nina said. Deputies charged the men
with breaking and entering, felony larceny and felony possession of
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