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HOUSTON A clerk at a north Houston check-cashing business had frightening experience Friday morning when she at work to find an intruder.

The employee arrived at the Ace Cash Express on Fulton Street and unlocked the doors. To her surprise, she found the man hiding under the counter.

The woman grabbed her purse, ran outside and called police. By the time officers arrived, the man was gone.

Police said the man got in by cutting a hole through the drywall, and climbing in from an adjacent store that s currently vacant.

Police have not said if anything was stolen from the business.

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