Posted Thursday, September 12, 2013 --- 4:14 p.m.
Madison Police say a Golf Course Road resident scared away a probable burglar by saying he had a gun.
The 76-year-old man woke up early Saturday morning after hearing a noise.
He got up to check things out and found an open window, with a man outside of it.
The resident told the man he had a gun, that he would shoot him and he better get out of there.
The man took off.
Police describe the probable burglar as: Male, white, 20-25 years old, 5'9", 160 pounds, short dark hair, wearing a white t-shirt.