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$100,000 stolen from NBA star Vince Carter’s Atlanta mansion when wife and kids hid in closet

A police report reveals new information about the break into the house by former Atlanta Hawks star Vince Carter.

Atlanta police responded to a burglary on King Road in northwest Atlanta just before midnight Sunday.

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Carter’s wife, Sondi, told police she was in bed with her two sons when she heard loud noises near the front of their home.

She called 911 and hid in a closet with her sons, according to the police report. Carter told dispatchers she could hear someone rummaging through her things in different rooms.

When officers arrived, they found a masked man in black running out of the house. The man made it to a waiting SUV and escaped, according to the police report.

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Police found two guns and cash scattered all over the floor outside the guarded house. They believe one gun was stolen from the home and the other belonged to the suspect.

The police report said the cash found in the yard was more than $16,000, but Vince Carter told investigators it was only part of the $100,000 missing from the home.

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Police review surveillance video and take a fingerprint to identify the thief.

Carter ended his NBA career after 22 seasons in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks.

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