Home Owner Shoots Burglar In The Butt With Bow And Arrow

A thief made the mistake of trying to rob the home of an experienced archer.

When a 68-year-old man in Sydney, Australia heard noises coming from his garage, he went to investigate. There he discovered a thief, trying to back the man’s car out of his driveway. Once confronted, the burglar jumped out of the vehicle and tried to make his escape. Unfortunately for him though, his victim was an experienced archer, armed with a bow and arrow and shot the robber in lower back or rear end as he ran into the night.

Police are now searching the Sydney suburbs for anyone seeking medical help for a puncture wound. The thief was last seen getting into a Mazda Tribute and driving away from the scene of the crime. He is described as described as a short Caucasian man, 30 to 35 years old, with dark hair and a tattoo on the left arm above the elbow.

Police say the home intruder made off with a large amount of cash and a pocket book. The police also seized the Paleolithic home security device as evidence. It is unclear as of yet if the homeowner will face charges, though the bow and arrow are not prohibited weapons in Australia. According to police, the man is not currently speaking to police, but was a member of an archery club and actively plays the sport.

Source: The Telegraph

Photo: Getty Images

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