WPLG in Miami is hoping viewers can help identify a burglar who was caught on surveillance video attempting to break into a home — and then taking off in a hurry after being confronted by a mother of two wielding a shotgun.

The woman, who did not want to be identified, was at home with her children, ages 10 and 3.

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The burglar quickly realized that he was in serious trouble after making it inside the home.

“He was running for his life and kept looking back, making sure I wasn’t going to shoot him in the back,” the woman said.

“What stopped you from killing this guy?” Local 10 News reporter Michael Seiden asked.

“My kids. Not traumatizing them and I did have a baby,” she said.

Someone tell Sen. Dianne Feinstein that sometimes those big scary guns scare just the right people:

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