Burglar Tries to Flee From 90-Pound Dog by Jumping Out of Indiana Home’s Window, Is Met by Police

Nation/world
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

One pooch took it upon herself to save the day when a burglar busted into her owner’s home in Indianapolis on Tuesday.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said the man broke through the first-floor window of a home on Orange Street. Once inside he met Roxy, a large, 90-pound dog, and she was determined to thwart the crook.

"Super proud of her, tried to tell everyone I could," said Roxy's owner Donnie Massing. "I tried to brag about her as much as I can."

Neighbors who saw the crime called 911 before hitting record on their phone. Police said the suspect ran upstairs to avoid the dog and tried to escape from a second-floor window, according to KTLA sister station WXIN in Indianapolis.

"When he was trying to climb out of the window, he had one leg out of the window, and then I guess Roxy was trying to pull him back in the house," Massing said.

The suspect eventually broke free, and is seen in video falling down while yelling, "There's a big dog!" Police arrived as he hit the ground.

“It's a big relief knowing that the guy got caught, and won’t be around here any particular time soon,” Massing said.

Police arrested the suspect after first responders treated him for head and hand injuries. It is not known if Roxy caused those injuries.

Most Popular

Latest News

More News

KTLA on Instagram

Instagram

KTLA on Facebook

KTLA on Twitter