SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The house owners of a New Mexico home have been doubly shocked over the weekend to discover a burglar of their home with an AR-15, after which to have him apologize, give them cash and go away embarrassed.
The man had slept, bathed, dined and had some beer on the home on the outskirts of Santa Fe earlier than the house owners returned and found him, in keeping with a Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office police report cited by the Albuquerque Journal.
He had an AR-15 scoped rifle however did not threaten them, or take any of their jewellery or different belongings.
Instead, he gave the householders $200 as “reimbursement for the window he broke,” the report stated.
The suspect — about 6 ft (1.8 meters) tall and in his late 20s — additionally shared a little bit of his story, telling the house owners he was working from somebody and that his household had been killed in east Texas, in keeping with the report. He stated his automotive had damaged down outdoors Santa Fe.
The householders instructed authorities the person was “extraordinarily embarrassed and apologetic concerning the scenario,” the report states.
The suspect left the home with his duffel bag and gun, strolling down a ditch. His alleged larcenies totaled $15, the report stated.
Sheriff’s deputies got here to the home and searched the ditch however didn’t discover anybody.