Man hogties thief, goes to work

Last updated 16:44 04/07/2013
Screengrab / News 9
TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: The alleged thief.

Relevant offers


'Noose put around neck of black student in Mississippi' Suspected killer Michael Vance broadcasts getaway from US police on Facebook Live 'The leaning tower of San Francisco': Scandal as 58-storey high-rise for the city's well-heeled sinks Donald Trump isn't the most dangerous man on the ticket - Mike Pence is 13 dead after tour bus, truck crash Cracker Barrell waitress's 'tip': 'Stay at home' A toddler is killed in a fire, with his dog found huddled next to him Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were once 'great friends' So an emu walks into a bar US man who complained about women wearing yoga pants says rant was 'a joke'

You've caught a burglar breaking into your home, but you're really late for work. What do you do?

One Oklahoma man decided the answer wasn't scaring the thief off or waiting for the police. Instead he pinned the thief to the ground, tied him up and left him in the front garden for the police.

News 9 reported that the man from Tulsa took action after he heard the sound of glass shattering coming from his daughter's bedroom.

After hearing more noises from the garage, he decided to wait outside the front door and grab the thief when he emerged.

The man's pregnant wife told News 9 "he bum-rushed him" and then hogtied him.

"[My husband] was like 'OK, what's done is done.' He's like a super-hero," said Denay Houston.

"That's just the type of person he is, you know? That's just the type of person he is. Business is business. 'I got to take care of business. He's safe, the police are coming, I got to go.'"

Police arrested a man who has been charged with burglary.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content