Help for the elderly at Home Heredia
PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — When an intruder smashed into 87-year-old Ruben Heredia’s Pasadena house Tuesday evening, little did he understand he picked the incorrect household.
The hot prowler banged through kitchen home of Heredia’s home when you look at the 100 block of Arlington Drive around 9 p.m. when the sufferer, their partner along with his boy, Dan, were sleeping, police stated.
The noise led the father and son to the home where they confronted the intruder.
Together with forehead bandaged up with gauze, Ruben informed CBS2’s Dave Lopez your hot prowler threatened to destroy him and showed how he along with his son took the guy down.
“I have over here aided by the kitchen stove, and I whacked him four times (with a wooden feces). Im providing him the leg kicks to the ribs, ” Ruben demonstrated.
“we struck him a couple of times. I ended up in a headlock. My dad ended up being choosing himself up off the flooring, ” stated Dan, who'd stitches on their forehead where the intruder struck him with a coffee cooking pot. “i simply held on for dear life. I Happened To Be choking him.”
Ruben even offers 14 stitches on his mind, where the intruder struck him with cookware.
Although the challenge was happening, Ruben’s 83-year-old spouse was at a straight back bedroom calling 911.
When cops came, dad and son remained wrestling utilizing the intruder.
“Policeman stated: ‘let him get, get-up.’ So he got up. But I am however truth be told there, and I also give him another additional shot, ” Ruben explained.
Ruben isn't any stranger to battles for he was a winner boxer as he went to Pasadena Junior university in 1952.