BATTLE CREEK, Michigan (FOX17)— Tuesday night was like any other night at the Ward household. Mom Sara Ward told her boys Reese and Skyler that she loved them and then headed to bed. Reese stayed up to watch Netflix. Skyler took a shower. Then their dog Kona started barking at the door. Someone was on the other side.
Reese, 11, grabbed his samurai sword and put it near the door, against the wall.
“I went to open the door to say ‘Hello, who are you and what do you want?’” said Reese sitting with his family on their front porch during an interview. “He started trying to push through.”
Reese said the man wore a hoodie with a red bandana wrapped around his face. Sara, who heard Kona barking, jumped out of bed and went to see what was going on. As she approached the door, the man kicked it in and broke the lock.
“Your first instinct is to fight back and protect yourself, protect your family,” said Sara. “So I started pushing back against the door and screaming, ‘Get out, get out.’”
Drywall and plaster from the kick got on Reese’s face forcing him to cover his eyes, he said. Nonetheless, …Read the Rest
Source:: Patriot Outdoor News