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Couple in 60s catch burglar and sit on him

National News // Jan. 7, 2020

A couple in their sixties are being praised by police after they caught a burglar in their home and held him until help arrived.

Pixabay Couple in 60s catch burglar and sit on him

Romy and Benjamin Loosli – aged 60 and 65 – heard a noise while they slept in their home in Trimbach in canton Solothurn on Monday night.

The couple grabbed the 32-year-old and dragged him to the floor. They sat on him while calling the police.

The burglar had already bagged a laptop and some cash.

They got all their belongings back and a man is in custody.


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