Story By: Angjela Trajkovska, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News
Video Credit: CEN/Slobodna Dalmacija
This is the moment an entire family – including a man in his undies and their tiny pet pooch – chase after a pair of thieves who robbed their bureau de change.
The bizarre incident took place in the town of Solin in the region of Dalmatia in southern Croatia when the two thieves, whose identities have not been disclosed, robbed a bureau de change.
Local media report the owner of the exchange office, identified in reports by the initials M.S., reportedly lives above the business and he was attacked in the building whilst walking down to work.
Pictures Credit: CEN
In the video, one of the thieves can be seen struggling to move a motorbike on the pavement as he waits for his accomplice to come out of the building.
The robber who entered the building did not have a weapon but reportedly headbutted the owner whilst wearing a motorbike helmet and stole an unspecified amount of money.
The clip shows the thief sprinting out of the building an onto the back of the motorbike when the owner and his family come sprinting after the pair of criminals.
The owner’s wife almost grabs the pair before the owner comes sprinting after her in shorts followed by his dressed only in his underwear and a small white dog.
Local media report the family did not manage to catch the thieves. A friend of the victim said: “He is a decent man. It’s terrifying what happened to him.”
The victim received medical help, but it is not clear what kind of injuries he suffered and the robbers are still on the run.
The investigation is ongoing.
The video has been watched over 150,000 times with most netizens praising the dog for chasing the attackers.
Netizen ‘Sinisa Pavic’ commented: “The poodle deserves respect.”
While ‘Rozi Novacki’ added: “If they had a German shepherd, none of them would have escaped… but the little one is a hero anyway.”
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