An 86-year-old British woman defended herself from a would-be robber in a supermarket by beating her over the head with a packet of bacon
According to Greater Manchester Police Trafford South, that the 86-year-old woman was followed by an unidentified female into a grocery store after withdrawing a large amount of money from an ATM.
“Whilst shopping, the lady was challenged by an unknown female who grabbed her trolley and demanded the money she had withdrawn,” Police wrote.
The elderly woman quickly looked to her surroundings for a defense by using a packet of bacon to fend off the would-be robber.
“The 86 year old lady then defended herself by repeatedly hitting the female offender over the head with a packet of bacon,” police wrote. “The offender then retreated and made off from the supermarket.”
Police reported the woman to be safe after the encounter but remained shaken up.