Burglar Turns Out to Be 'Very Thorough' Vacuum



Police responded and appeared at the house minutes later with a full dog squad, reporting "rustling" coming from the bathroom. We made several announcements and the "rustling" became more frequent.

After ten minutes with no response, deputies burst in to the bathroom with their guns drawn and found a Roomba vacuum cleaner and a very clean floor.

Deputies in OR were prepared with guns drawn when a woman said someone was in her bathroom - but what they found was nothing of the sort.

Sgt. Danny DiPietro says this encounter was his first "Roomba burglar" in 13 years on the job. "Never had anything like this".

OR police had gone to the house after receiving a call reporting a disturbance at the home and loud pounding noises, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

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- Police in OR responded to a call from a woman who thought someone had broken into her house and was in her bathroom.

They even posted a timeline of events to go along with the image.

The two house-sitters apparently didn't know their nephew had a Roomba.

"Hey, we believed it was an intruder, too", DiPietro said deputies told the men, the Post reported. "These people were in a unique circumstance".

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