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(NEWSER) – Police say a suspect was caught by a whisker when DNA from his beard hair led to his arrest. Sheriff's deputies in upstate New York say an intruder armed with a knife had confronted a woman in her home in Vienna last December but the woman grabbed his beard before he fled; a hair sample was sent for DNA testing. Oneida County deputies say it was linked to 54-year-old Leon Tennant in October.

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