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A pit bull came to the aid of his owner during the early hours of on Monday morning when three men broke into a Port Elizabeth home and attacked a 30-year-old man with a knife.

Police spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu, said the suspects allegedly broke into a home in North End and stole various household items while the homeowner was asleep.

“Two men entered the room and attacked the complainant with a knife. A struggle ensued and the owner’s dog attacked one suspect while the owner grappled with the other,” said Naidu.

Police managed to apprehend one suspect at the scene.