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Idaho Falls police said a would-be robber was brought down by a father who fought to protect his family.

Officers responded to the 700 block of Hoopes around 10:10 a.m. Monday after Josue Andres Rodriguez, 23, of Dubois, allegedly held a couple and their child against their will in an apartment.

Kacy Elliott was supposed to be out of town on a business trip, but he came home to celebrate his daughter’s third birthday. He certainly wasn’t expecting to respond to a violent intruder.

Rodriguez approached Elliott outside the apartment.

“(The) gentleman walked up, asking if he could use a phone and if he could get in the apartment over there,” said Elliott.

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