Ga. woman, 71, with cane chases burglars

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Authorities credit a cane-wielding 71-year-old woman with scaring away two men suspected of trying to break into her Effingham County home.

The Savannah Morning News reports that the woman woke up to find someone knocking on her door and then heard glass breaking at her Goshen Road residence Wednesday morning.

Effingham County sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor said the woman grabbed her cane and went after the two suspects she saw trying to break in.

Ehsanipoor said she managed to chase them away.

Authorities say it appeared the suspects used a shovel they found in the woman's back yard to break the glass in the home's back door.

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augusta citizen 11/11/11 - 09:05 am
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Sounds like Granny Clampett!!

Sounds like Granny Clampett!! No, on 2nd thought, she would have used a double barrel shotgun. You go girl!

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seenitB4 11/11/11 - 09:08 am
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Good for granny...just wish

Good for granny...just wish she had a shotgun to give them a real surprise!!

augusta citizen
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augusta citizen 11/11/11 - 09:35 am
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seenitB4, really, gave me an

seenitB4, really, gave me an idea for a new avatar!

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curly123053 11/11/11 - 09:35 am
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I am thankful she was able to

I am thankful she was able to scare the burglars off without getting herself hurt. WTG granny!

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seenitB4 11/11/11 - 12:20 pm
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citizen...hehehhh...keep in

citizen...hehehhh...keep in mind all posts don't show up while another posts....anyway great idea with the shotgun...keepum coming!

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augusta citizen 11/11/11 - 03:57 pm
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seenitB4, obviously our minds

seenitB4, obviously our minds were thinking exactly alike this am!!

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Crime Reports and Rewards TV 11/11/11 - 06:50 pm
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She needs a Shotgun cane for

She needs a Shotgun cane for their return...

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