Australian Burglar Shot In The Bum With Bow And Arrow While Trying To Steal Sydney Homeowner's Vehicle

Burglar confronted while reversing stolen vehicle out of man's garage.

Attempting to steal a vehicle in Australia really came back to bite one thief in the backside - after an angry homeowner shot him in the bum with a bow and arrow.

The burglar, who had already stolen cash, car keys and property from a Sydney house, was challenged by the homeowner while trying to steal his Nissan X-Trail in Wattle Grove around 5.20pm on Sunday.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the thief was reversing out of the garage when the 68-year-old owner confronted him with the weapon.

<strong>A homeowner in Sydney, Australia, shot a thief who attempted to steal his vehicle with a bow and arrow</strong>
A homeowner in Sydney, Australia, shot a thief who attempted to steal his vehicle with a bow and arrow
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The robber fled the vehicle and jumped a fence in an attempt to get away from the homeowner, but not before being shot in the buttocks, reports the BBC

The robber, whose injuries are unknown, then fled to a getaway car and left the scene.

Police have seized the bow and arrow as evidence.

You do not require a licence or permit to own the weapon in New South Wales.

Police are yet to comment on whether the homeowner is likely to face any charges.

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