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Australia'Lucky I had a machete there': Grandfather fights off home invaders

09:10  11 september  2019
09:10  11 september  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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A "very tough" 11-year-old boy fought off a trio of home invaders with a machete , police said. After breaking into his home in North Carolina, the A woman had knocked on the door as a man allegedly broke in through a nearby window and grabbed the homeowner’ s pellet gun before they struck, it added.

'Lucky I had a machete there': Grandfather fights off home invaders© Nine Richard Gorka fought off a home invasion with his machete. An Adelaide grandfather has used a machete to try and fight off two men during a violent home invasion at Park Holme.

Richard Gorka, 69, was asleep in his Rotorua Avenue home when he heard someone trying to jump the fence.

When he went to investigate, he was set upon by two masked men who forced their way in, kicking down the front door.

"They armed themselves with a stool and they were breaking in so they kicked the front door in and I was backwards - lucky I had a machete there," Mr Gorka told 9News. He used the weapon to try to fight them off but the suspects were armed with pool cues.

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But luckily for this homeowner, he was prepared to fight back. It all kicked off when five thieves broke into the homeowner’ s home in Sarasota at around The incident was caught on surveillance video and shows the homeowner’ s pal immediately put his hands up as the home invaders look for things to take.

Victim uses machete to fight off armed home invaders [Provided by Sarasota County Sheriff' s Office] By: Herald-Tribune Published on: June 16, 2017 Source

They bashed him, leaving him badly bruised and then fled in a waiting car.

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A homeowner fought off a gang of five robbers after they burst into his house wielding machetes . David Pugh, 55, was asleep when the raiders stormed ' I was getting hit repeatedly on the head - they had machetes , a baseball bat and a golf club.' ' I was desperately trying to get to my son' s room, but I

The incident happened about 1.45am.

Neighbours heard Mr Gorka's screams for help.

"Heard a lot of kicking, thumping they were kicking his door in and I heard him screaming, crying. When I went out there the Commodore had just screamed around the corner," Samuel Whennan told 9News. Mr Gorka spent the night in hospital being treated for his injuries. He says he's recently had his dog and bike stolen - and this time, believes he may have been targeted for his medication. "They're scumbags - they go around pinching bicycles and robbing old people that's all they're doing," Mr Gorka said.

The two men remain on the run.

Police are investigating the incident.

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