Video: Man with machete fights off robbers with guns

Video: Man fights off armed robbers with machete (Video: CNN Newsource/Via Sarasota Co. Sheriff's Office)

SARASOTA, Fla - A homeowner in Florida fought back with a machete after five armed robbers broke into his home, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Department.

See the dramatic encounter unfold in the video above.

Surveillance cameras show the man first grabbing a piece of wood to fight back, he then disappears into the home and returns with a machete.

The man was able to disarm one suspect as the other four took off. The homeowner was able to hold the suspect until police arrived on the scene. Police were able to track down the other robbers and arrest them.

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