Transcript for Boy Calls 911 With Burglars in the House
story of a 12-year-old boy who kept his cool when robbers came calling. He was alone at the time, but managed to maintain an amazing presence of mind. And we listened to the calls. This is a story every parent should watch right now, this little boy, he did everything right. Listen to the fightening 911 call as intruders broke in right in the middle of the day. 911 where's the emergency, hello. Someone's trying to break into the house. They just broke the window. They just broke the window, what room are you? My mother's room. Is your house -- stay on the phone with you. This is dionne murdoch, home alone when he noticed two strangers outside. He called 911 and quickly followed instructions to hide in a closet. I'm going to have to whisper now, they're coming in. You have any weapons inside the closet? No, ma'am. I'm scared. They are, they're turning on the street. While police turned down the street, the intruders began to make their way inside. They're in here. They're inside the room now. They're inside the bedroom where he's at. After a minute of chilling silence from him, the dispatcher checks to make sure he is still safe. You there? Okay, just stay there, I think they're going to catch the guy, okay. It sounds like there are multiple people. Okay, be quiet. Police saw two men run from the home near this ka nan and into the woods. He was still in the closet listening to the reassuring words from the dispatcher. It the police officer outside the house? Yeah. But stay inside the closet because they're trying to find the bad guys, okay. You're doing good, doing real good, perfect. Your mom's going to be proud of you. This is actually the only thing I could think of. Well, you thought well. You thought well. You're a very, very smart young man. You do did a good thing. What a wonderful dispatcher. So why was he home alone? His mother says she had quickly gone to the local housing authority because she wanted to move and thought he would be safe. The station in texas says the two suspects were caughd arrested. I have chills just listening to him. He was poised and well-spoken. As you said, the dispatcher was fantastic. I'm sure his mom is proud of him. We all are. Yeah. Thanks. I have tears in my eyes.
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