No Toying Around: Woman Scares Off Burglar With Toy Gun, Police Say

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 26, 2013 at 6:17 PM EDT

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No Toying Around: Woman Scares Off Burglar With Toy Gun, Police Say

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 26, 2013 at 6:17 PM EDT

She wasn't toying around. ...

According to a report from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, police said a Florida woman scared off a would-be burglar by brandishing a toy gun during an incident earlier this week.

The woman reportedly screamed "I have a gun!" as she reached for her child's toy gun, according to the Sun-Sentinel report.

A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and charged with burglary of an occupied dwelling, according to the Sun-Sentinel report.

Read the entire report from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel HERE.