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Tim -- police chief Jane castor says nine year old Desmond Brinkley did something most adults wouldn't even do.
He stayed calm during this theory and potentially deadly situation.
Tuesday night police say two men -- -- this door asking dozens -- about -- ice cream truck parked outside.
It forced their way in attacking him.
Desmond looked out into the living room and saw -- his dad needed help so he called.
And he was able not only to let us know that there was a problem in the house and then they needed the police there.
But he was also able to give a good enough description.
That we were.
Allowed police officers to arrest both of the bad guys.
The -- honor Desmond at a school we are here this morning to give.
Desmond bring me the chiefs bravery award and presented him with a replica of the -- -- you can be their chief of police for the game.
Because it doesn't and called 911 the police -- so quickly they arrested Luis Morales on the spot Tampa police and US marshals caught up to the other man -- Portuguese Thursday night.
After getting information he was -- a bus to Buffalo, New York.
And they were able to track the bus route and they arrested him in -- Desmond was a little overwhelmed by the cameras but told reporters he knew he had to call 911.
-- -- He described everything he -- to the dispatcher.
His grandfather is extremely proud.
I want you know because of your actions it -- -- with you today and that means a lot to me.
I mean that that you were very very that took a lobster.
-- chief castor says it's a lesson every kid can learn so Desmond is our hero.
And although he said he wants to be a football player we -- we're trying our best to talk him into being a police officer in the future.
And while he stayed calm -- the attack we can see he's still guests and nine year old.
Emotional about everything that happened.
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