Thief gets face ripped off by a pitbull

A thief had his face ripped off by a pitbull during a home invasion in Brazil.

The suspect allegedly jumped over a fence and got into a scuffle with the homeowner.

During the altercation, five shots were fired from the suspect’s firearm.

Upon hearing the shots, the pitbull entered the interior of the residence, attacked the criminal and disfigured him, almost tearing off his lips.

He was transported to a nearby hospital to get treated for his injuries while remaining in police custody.