German woman, 90, beats burglars

2011-08-22 21:14

Berlin - A feisty 90-year-old German woman chased away three would-be burglars from her rural farmhouse with her cane, police said on Monday.

The retired farmer was moving around her house with the help of a walking frame and spotted the intruders, two men and one woman.

She grabbed her cane and started beating the burglars with it. The trio fled the house in a town outside Muenster.

"It was quite courageous of her," a police spokesperson said. "But on the other hand it was also quite dangerous. She was quite fortunate that nothing serious happened."

  • Snotty - 2011-08-22 21:23

    hehehe HITLER'S niece..........

      Alvin - 2011-08-22 21:41

      hehe..way to go Helga...they dont make em like u anymore...heil helga!!

  • umhlopo - 2011-08-22 21:56

    if that was africa she would have been raped and then burned to death with a hot iron - 2011-08-23 10:04

      i was thinking the same thing. Im just happy she got away unharmed!

  • Flee - 2011-08-23 08:19

    Go Go Gadget Granny.... LOL

  • jmsteenkamp - 2011-08-31 12:25

    Finally...someone beat the crap out of them...let's hope granny doesn't get prosecuted for beating the poor old burglers!! GO GRANNY!!!!!

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