A UCF student resident fought off two burglars at The Village at Alafaya Club apartments near UCF Tuesday afternoon.

Around 5:30 p.m., the two men allegedly barged into the apartment and forced the man who answered the door to lie down as they raided the unit, according to a report by WESH.

Before the burglars could make an escape, one of the residents took her own gun and pointed it at the suspects.

As they fled the apartment, one of the suspects dropped his weapon, which turned out to be a pellet gun. Both victims are UCF students, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Investigators said no one was injured and no shots were fired.

Those with information regarding this incident are encouraged to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.


Marina Guerges is a Digital Producer for the Central Florida Future. Follow her on Twitter at @marinaguerges or email her at

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