Burglar Hogtied by Tulsa, Okla., Homeowner and Left on Front Lawn For Police

The Houstons saw their daughter’s window had been broken, and then heard sounds from their garage. Denay Houston’s husband then pounced on the burglar and tied his arms behind his back with a rope — a skill developed from his years of working with horses.

 	Police found Robert Cole in front yard, hogtied by the homeowner.

KWTV/KOTV   Police were called to a Tulsa, Okla. home on Wednesday morning and found 31-year-old burglary suspect Robert Cole hogtied on the lawn.

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All he needed was a bow.

A Tulsa, Okla., homeowner practically gift-wrapped a present for local police Wednesday when he hogtied a burglary suspect and put him on his front lawn.

Denay Houston said that she and her husband, noticed that their daughter’s window had been broken early Wednesday morning, and then heard sounds coming from the couple’s garage.

Police say Robert Cole, 31, tried to break into a Tulsa, Okla. home, but ended up hogtied in the front yard.

NEWSON6   Police say Robert Cole, 31, tried to break into a Tulsa, Okla. home, but ended up hogtied in the front yard.

Houston’s husband then pounced on the unsuspecting alleged thief and quickly tied his arms behind his back with a rope.

“He’s like a superhero,” Denay Houston told NewsOn6.

Houston’s husband then forced the man to the ground, hogtied him on the couple’s lawn, called police, and went off to work.

Denay Houston said her husband pounced on the burglar and quickly tied his hands behind his back. "He's like a superhero," Houston said of her husband. 

NEWSON6   Denay Houston said her husband pounced on the burglar and quickly tied his hands behind his back. “He’s like a superhero,” Houston said of her husband.

“That’s just the type of person he is, you know? That’s just the type of person he is. Business is business. ‘I got to take care of business, he’s safe, the police are coming, I got to go,'” said Houston, who is nine months pregnant.

When police arrived at the scene, they found 31-year-old Robert Cole where Houston had left him, and arrested him on one charge of first degree burglary.

Houston’s wife attributed his skill with rope to his years of working with horses.

Cole is being held at the Tulsa County jail, and his bail has been set at $32,079.