Sleeping naked could be the latest innovation in home security, provided you’re imposing enough to scare would-be burglars out of their wits.
A Georgetown, Texas man said that he was awoken Wednesday night by a flashlight moving outside his bedroom door, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
He checked on his sleeping wife, grabbed his 9mm handgun and went to investigate — stark naked.
“I have a tattoo of the grim reaper, my hair is sticking up all crazy and I’m naked,” said the homeowner, who asked that his name be withheld for safety reasons. “I’m not sure if [the burglar] was more afraid of me or the gun.”
Upon seeing the homeowner, the burglar reportedly screamed, stammered, “I’m so sorry, sir,” and leapt headfirst through the first-floor window he had used to enter the home.
Police said they were investigating but had not made any arrests as of Friday evening.
The burglar left empty-handed, and the homeowner seemed to be taking the whole thing in stride, saying, “It’s all pretty absurd.”
Of course, this is not the first time TheBlaze has reported a story of a naked homeowner exercising his Second Amendment rights to thwart a burglary.
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