Crime and punishment

Father-daughter duo becomes the next great crime fighting team after following burglars from home

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A plastic surgeon coming home from a business trip spotted burglars pulling out the driveway of his Houston home. Now, while most would probably call the cops at that point, he instead grabbed his daughter and the two went on a little adventure.

KHOU reports the father-daughter duo chased the burglars for several miles with the daughter behind the wheel, while dad caught all the action on camera. And, there was plenty of it.

The suspects eventually noticed the tandem following, so, not once, but twice, backed their red pickup truck into the duo’s Audi sedan. (Via KHOU)​

FATHER: “OK. OK. OK.”

DAUGHTER: “Dad, what do I do?” (Via KHOU)

But, those two bumps weren’t enough to lose the father-daughter combo hot on their coattails whom just kept following.

So, the driver turned their much heavier vehicle around and headed right at the citizen crime stoppers.

FATHER: “They coming at us. Just go right here where they can see us. We need a witness. We need a witness to watch this. We need a witness.”  (Via CNN

That third collision reportedly spun the red truck into a ditch. Police nabbed two suspects shortly after while a third was able to get away, and the suspects are facing multiple charges. (Via CNN)

Though police say you should never chase anyone down like this, the surgeon – who withheld his name – told KHOU that crime has been a problem near his home, and he’d do it again.

“I’m tired of these people taking advantage of us. … We’re not going to tolerate it anymore in our neighborhood.” (Via KHOU)

Neither the father nor daughter reported any injuries from the accident, though the front-end of their Audi can’t exactly say the same. (Via CNN)

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