Transcript for Teen Battles Burglar With Cell Phone
And now did that terrifying ordeal for a fifteen year old in California. He was home alone when a man broke into his house -- youngster videotaped the whole thing on his cell phone and then called 911. KABC's Miriam Hernandez has the story from Southern California. -- -- -- -- -- And my parents bedroom and he -- don't hang out. A 911 call and prowler just steps away appointee teenager is trying to track the moves an intruder while on the phone. It all started when he heard suspicious noises outside. He is all alone the morning of this break in. But he wants his parents know exactly what happened so he's recording it all on his cell phone. Even the sound of shattering glass. Even -- we know them. I didn't -- up I think I think I was trying to come into helping I'm only fifteen -- -- Scared. Yes actually. I mean I didn't know we had a -- Noory if he had a -- for something scarier still the footsteps get closer. About Paramount. -- certain -- -- -- and how. I am a he -- but -- in the kitchen at least he says but now where to hide their delegate Eleanor. I don't indignant public yep we're on her way. We're very. Inside the house suspect oh really -- Hernandez now so close the teen concede the intruder shoes. When he was right next to me like -- I had like mixed nuts thinking like Krajicek chip destroyer. Check just likes to stay still but then comes another knock on the door. Deputies Hernandez pretends he's a resident but the -- no better and arrest him. The video it will be a compelling bit of evidence in court this is Miriam Hernandez reporting for ABC news.
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