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Man gives crooks taste of their own medicine

It's a choice not many people would have made. Patrick Rosario saw the chance to stop a pair of criminals and took it.

Rosario was home alone, walking in the basement when he heard a strange noise he couldn't ignore.

"I heard a bang, and I've never heard anything like that in my house. You could slam the door and it wouldn't be as loud as that bang was," he sa

He then heard footsteps, and he could tell they didn't belong to his wife.

"I wasn't really worried until I heard running," he said.

With his heart pounding, Rosario ran up the basement steps and peeked under the door. Disbelief then sunk in.

"'I'm getting robbed' -- that's literally going through my head," he said.

Rosario saw burglars ransacking the house, dragging his flat-screen TV, electronics and his wife's jewelry box to the front door.

Rosario quietly ran out the back door. Then he spotted

Added: Feb-24-2009 Occurred On: Feb-18-2009
By: wet501
Tags: burglary, theft, awesome, victim
Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States (load item map)
Marked as: repost
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