Man Thought Call Was From A Burglar, But The Caller Was His Dog

OREM, Utah (October 5, 2012)—A Utah man who thought he was getting a call from a burglar actually got a call from his dog, police in Orem, say.

Authorities in the community south of Salt Lake City say the man alerted police Wednesday after he received a phone call from his home phone on his cell phone.

The man heard banging and scratching noises during the call and figured it was an intruder in his home, authorities said.

But when officers went to the man's home, they didn’t find anything missing or broken.

The man later called officers and told them he had solved the mystery.

He said his dog grabbed the home phone's receiver and hit the redial button while burying it in the backyard.

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