SARASOTA, Fla. (WSVN) – A homeowner fought off armed robbers, Friday night, with a machete.

Surveillance video showed five gun-wielding robbers attempting to break into a Sarasota home. The homeowner quickly jumped to his feet in order to fight back, but not with his fists — with his machete.

The homeowner eventually caught one of the robbers while the others escaped.

Police were able to arrest all of the attackers.

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