88-year-old woman fights off kitchen intruder with kick to groin

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by Associated Press

wwltv.com

Posted on November 1, 2010 at 1:46 PM

MAYFIELD, Ky. – A feisty 88-year-old Kentucky woman said she must have had perfect aim when she fought off an intruder by kicking him. Kathryn Byassee said she came upon the intruder, who was wearing a pumpkin mask, at 5 a.m. Tuesday in her kitchen. Byassee told WPSD-TV that she asked him who he was and what he wanted and he never answered her, instead wrestling her into her bedroom and trying to smother her with a pillow.

That's when Byassee said she was "mad enough to do almost anything," so she kicked him. She said she thinks she "hit a vital spot, and he left."

 

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