[The moral of this story is buy a Roomba, they last longer and have better software.]
A man and a woman in Forsyth County, North Carolina, called for help just after midnight when they awoke to loud noises and crashing downstairs, and hid in their closet to dial 911.
Deputies searched the home and found... a Eufy robotic vacuum running amok. As robot vacuums sometimes do, it “had somehow turned itself on, got stuck and began banging on a wall.”
The couple says they're embarrassed about what happened but also thankful it wasn't a real intruder.
"It definitely is better safe than sorry because having heard what we did, I still would have called the police and because you just never know," said Thomas Milam, the homeowner.
The couple just bought the Eufy robotic vacuum three days ago and even named it Harry.
Forsyth County couple mistakes robotic vacuum for home intruder [myfox8.com via AP]
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