A woman was at home in bed in her apartment in Merrimack, N.H., when she was awakened by the sound of an intruder kicking her door in. The resident retrieved a firearm and met the criminal at the door to her bedroom. Upon seeing the gun, the home invader fled the scene. Other witnesses in the apartment building noted that the criminal had knocked on several doors in the building. Police believe he was trying to determine which apartments were and were not occupied, in order to more efficiently burglarize them.