Home Intruder Runs Into Family’s Pit Bull, Police Can’t Believe Their Eyes

When an alleged burglar entered a residence, he had a face-to-face encounter with the family’s rescued pit. Bull police were astounded when they arrived 20 minutes later to find an unexpected site. Most people have either a security system in place or defensive weapons with which to protect their domicile for larry rucker, a pennsylvania homeowner. Both of these concepts came neatly packaged in a furry four-legged companion rucker was relaxing at his altuna home when he heard a knock at the door before he could even answer the door. A strange man burst into the home allegedly planning to rob the place.

Wjac tv reports i was just sitting in here watching tv with the dogs, like i always do rucker said robert burke, jr 53 walked into rucker’s home uninvited, where he soon met the homeowner’s beloved pit bull. The nine-year-old rescue dog affectionately named spuds had been lovingly adopted into rucker’s home and he wasn’t about to let anyone hurt his family. He wasn’t going to just walk in my house uninvited. I don’t know you like that. Buddy spuds didn’t like it either.

Rucker said rucker engaged burke trying to gain an advantage over the man it was when he saw his beloved owner square up with the intruder that spuds moved to join in the action he was coming to hang out with dad. That’S all i can say he sees me fighting. He wants to fight rucker said. Although burke had no problems fighting rucker, he wasn’t willing to take his chances going hen to head with a protective pitbull as soon as he saw that spuds was ready to rumble. He instantly abandoned the skirmish and surrendered the guy.

Burke listened, i mean he listened better when the dog was right. There present, you know what i mean said rucker, when police arrived, they were astounded to find burke calmly, submitting in the middle of the living room. Sputz had detained the home invaders so that his owner could call the police, the faithful, pooch then held burke at bay for 20 minutes. Until officers arrived to arrest, him burke was treated for his injuries at a local hospital. He confessed to police that he had been drinking alcohol and using methamphetamine and marijuana just before the incident police say he burglarized another home and punched, a woman in the face before heading to rucker’s house, he was charged with burglary criminal trespass, simple assault and harassment.

He was released on bond spuds was already popular with the community, but now he’s a local celebrity. The neighborhood trash collectors explain that, while the dog is very protective of his home, he can tell the difference between a friendly visitor and someone with nefarious intent. I’M a garbage man. I deal with dogs every day, five or six days a week, but spuds is very protective of his family. He knows good and bad and that’s what dogs are supposed to do.

Steven wright noor said, while laraway rucker acknowledges that spuds is the neighborhood defender. He is even more grateful that the dog has been such a loyal companion for them. It’S protection. For me, it’s love, rucker, said spuds deserves all the praise he has received for protecting his loved ones. Luckily, the word is spreading of the dog’s heroic actions which will likely keep any future criminals from choosing his home as a target.

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