While the robot revolution is supposed to make lives easier, a North Carolina couple may return to doing housework the old fashioned way...
Woken up in the middle of the night on Christmas by a noise coming from inside their home, the couple immediately dialed up 9-1-1. Sheriff's deputies arrived to investigate.
But rather than finding an intruder, the officers discovered an automatic vacuum... That was stuck banging against a wall. According to homeowner Thomas Milam, they only had the device for a day or two.
According to the Associated Press, Milam doesn't regret making the emergency call, and would do it again.
"It definitely is better safe than sorry, because having heard what we did," he said. "I still would have called the police and because you just never know".
Read the full story on the SF Gate.