WATCH: Raider cuffed after being ‘taken to the ground’ by hero pensioners
0 Have your say Three pensioners who caught and detained a burglar until the police arrived have been honoured by Derbyshire’s Chief Constable.
Peter Mueller, 70, was in Heanor visiting the house of his recently deceased mother-in-law when he saw burglar Stephen Ward standing inside.
Mr Mueller, alongside relatives Adly Gorrafa, 81, and Sheila Gorrafa, 78, tackled Ward to the ground and held him on the floor while neighbours called the police.
Chief Constable Mick Creedon has now given the group a Derbyshire Constabulary Award and praised them for their bravery.
Mr Mueller, who lives in... read more
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