Wild video: Machete-wielding homeowner fights off armed robbers
Posted by Associated Press on 19th June 2017

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A homeowner in Florida managed to fend off a group of armed robbers with a machete and the encounter was captured by a home surveillance video.


The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said the homeowner and another person were sitting on their front porch when the robbers arrived at around 5 a.m. Thursday.

The homeowner grabbed whatever he could find to use as a weapon, including a machete, and fought back.

One of the robbers was disarmed by the homeowner by the time deputies arrived.

Five people were arrested in the case and have been booked into the Sarasota County Jail.