Couple in Britain arrested for injuring burglars who broke into their home
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Andy Ferrie, 35, and his wife Tracey, 43, were arrested after calling police to their home in Welby, near Melton Mowbray, Leics, just after midnight on Sunday.
Mr Ferrie, who owns his own mobile caravan and motorhome servicing business, had confronted four burglars, aged between 23 and 33, who broke into the cottage and fired a legally-owned shotgun at them, injuring two.
He telephoned police immediately whilst one of the injured men called an ambulance. He was taken to hospital, where he along with three other men were arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.
Mr and Mrs Ferrie were arrested at their home on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.