Three masked men were scared off during an attempted robbery when the victim's neighbor came over after hearing the woman scream.

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Three men in masks and black clothing fled in the midst of an attempted robbery after the victim’s screams drew a neighbor, according to Seattle police.

The victim told police she was in her home in the 14000 block of Midvale Avenue North around 8 a.m. on Monday when the three suspects forced their way in.

The woman said she began screaming and one of the suspects grabbed her, held a gun to her head, and threatened to kill her, police said. A neighbor heard the woman’s cries and entered the home to investigate. Police said the startled suspects fled without taking anything.

Officers and a K9 team searched the neighborhood, but were unable to find the suspects, who were described as being in their mid-20s and tall with heavy builds.