Transcript for Arizona Child Calls 911 From Closet During Home Invasion
And now to those truly terrifying moments for a young boy at home as two men break in. He quickly hid in a closet and called for help but police only arrived after he came face-to-face with those criminals. It was all captured on the 911 call and ABC's aditi Roy has the latest. They're trying to break down the door right now. They're trying to get in the house right now? Reporter: This frightened voice belongs to a 12-year-old boy calling 911 from inside a closet while burglars kick in the back door of his Arizona home. I know it's hard but are they trying to kick in the door or just trying to get the door open? I don't know. Okay then how -- I think they might be inside. Please send help. Reporter: The burglars first knocking on his door Monday morning before breaking in but he didn't answer. Once he realizes the thieves are inside his voice quivering, dropping to a whisper. Where are you at? I'm in the closet. Reporter: The boy home alone listening to the burglars rummaging around his house. For 15 minutes the 911 operator is his lifeline. Does it still sound like they're in the bedroom with you? No, I think they're in the kitchen right now. Reporter: Then the scary situation turns even more terrifying as the boy comes face-to-face with the crooks. Listen to what he says as that chilling moment is captured on the call. Please don't hurt me. Did they open the door? Yes, they're running. They opened the door and saw you. Yes, they saw me. What do I do? Reporter: The boy frantic as the burglars bolted. By that time police had surrounded his house. Police arrested both men soon afterwards. Investigators say both suspects have criminal records. The boy shaken up but thankfully not hurt. For "Good morning America," aditi Roy, ABC news, San Francisco.
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