This Interview With A Dude Who Chased A Criminal Is As Australian As It Gets

"I'm not trying to be a hero, mate."

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On Thursday morning, Australian breakfast TV show, Today, featured an interview with a particularly Aussie bloke.

"All I had was me jocks on and he was chasing me up the street and I'm just like, mate!" #9Today https://t.co/L2EtbWyNy3

Brisbane man Daniel McConnell was awoken at around 2am on Thursday to the sound of someone crashing their car into the shop next door. Like any true Aussie hero, Daniel raced outside in nothing but his underwear to confront the culprit.

The man Daniel chased from the scene of the crime was arrested by police, and the owners of the destroyed shop have insurance. So really, it'll just take some cleaning up.

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Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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