Nude, Gun-Wielding 91-Year-Old Man Helps Make Arrest of Home Intruder

Nude, Gun-Wielding 91-Year-Old Man Helps Make Arrest of Home Intruder,2933,553062,00.html?test=latestnews

LAKE WORTH, Fla. — Authorities say a 91-year-old man in South Florida jumped out out of bed naked and held an intruder breaking into his house at gunpoint until deputies arrived.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said Robert E. Thompson was awoken Saturday morning after a burglar climbed his backyard fence and was met by his charging dog, Rettt, a Rottweiler and Doberman Pinscher mix. Thompson heard the commotion, grabbed his .38-caliber revolver and phoned police without ever getting dressed.

Deputies say Thompson fired a warning shot at 26-year-old Jose Pasqual after the intruder started to come toward him. Pasqual was booked in the Palm Beach County Jail and did not immediately have an attorney.


That is epic. Go Grandpa! :smiley:

Great story. There are just some images you don’t need in your head…:wink:

Sometimes, you can fail so hard you succeed.

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