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82-year-old man uses his car and gun to chase 25-year-old burglar and hands him over to police

By Mason White 11:45 AM February 5, 2016
The crowbar and gloves used by Joshua Corey Atchison 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) An elderly man was not going to let a thief get away with his crime.

Police in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, said that 82-year-old Bobbie Adamson, chased the burglar on Thursday afternoon, after he tried getting inside his home, using a crowbar.

Joshua Corey Atchison, 25, was arrested and charged with felony burglary of an occupied dwelling and criminal mischief after trying to break into the home on Peacock Road, while the elderly man and his wife were inside the home.

When he was confronted by the homeowner, Atchison ran from the house. He ran through the woods to get to his vehicle. Adamson told his wife to call police while he grabbed his gun, got into his car and chased the burglar until officers arrived.

The tool used to break into the home was found in the woods.