A would-be intruder trying to break into a Sheffield house was stopped in his tracks and pinned to the floor by a well-trained dog.
Keri Mettam, of Morgan Avenue, said that she had stepped outside of her house when she heard someone trying to break into a neighbour's window.
After calling out to the would-be intruder, Keri instructed her ten-month-old Rottweiler to go and see who was there.
The next minute, Zeus "bolted" through to the neighbour's garden before chasing the would-be intruder down the street.
He then dragged the man down to the floor by his arm and pinned him down until Keri arrived on the scene.
Keri said: "Everything happened so fast. I told Zeus to leave the man but it was very dark and he had something covering his face.
"I have my three children to think about or I wouldn't have let Zeus go after him. I only hope it was a lesson for the man not to try this road again.
"I'm more than proud of my boy. He is such a gentle soul and so calm around the kids. A beautiful, family-loving dog."