A man in Rochdale, UK released home surveillance video and offered a reward on Wednesday for information that lead to the capture of a group of men who broke into his home.
The shocking video shows the homeowner beating the group off with his hands and eventually chasing them out the front door.
When the men tried to re-enter his home, this time with sharpened screwdrivers in their hands, the man chased them out with his kitchen knives.
Asif Alie, 35, is a businessman who works in real estate and runs a clothing store.
He was home with his wife, Charlotte, when his dogs began barking around 9:00 pm.
Alie walked to his front doorway to see what had the dogs upset, and found a man standing in his front entryway. The man was ‘dressed head-to-toe in black.’
Asif Alie said, “instinct just kicked in” when he thought of his wife upstairs.
He said of the intruder, “He threw a punch at me and we started to fight.
A second man came in and I thought he was trying to get upstairs where my wife was. I didn’t want them anywhere near my wife.”
They’ll Always Find a Weapon
After the tussle, Alie had successfully driven the men out of his house.
That’s when one of them drew out a ‘sharp metal weapon’.
Police said later that it was a sharpened screwdriver. With this new and deadly threat, Alie ran back into his house, looking for a weapon.
He found their kitchen knives and ran back out to chase the men away.
After the incident, Alie released the footage of the men breaking into his home and offered a reward of nearly $6,100 for information leading to their capture.
In his request for help, Alie pointed out that the men knew that he and his wife were in the house.
“They knew we were home. The lights were on, the cars were on the drive, the doors were open. They’ve come into our home armed, knowing there were people inside, knowing there would likely be a confrontation and knowing they would cause some damage,” he said. “Someone out there knows who these people are. They need to be caught before they do it again.”
This is where gun control has left citizens in Britain.
Disarming the law-abiding citizenry didn’t stop criminals from trying to hurt people.
The criminals just changed their weapons or obtained them illegally.
And now they brazenly walk into people’s homes, knowing they’re disarmed and defenseless.
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