A home intruder, let alone a naked one, is enough to give anyone a fright. But for one fearless granny, there were a few tricks up her sleeve that were just as scary.
Pennelope Pettersen was not expecting to discover a naked man standing on her back porch early Friday morning in Titusville, Florida, according to WFTV.
At about 2 in the morning, she opened her blinds, only to realize that it wasn’t her cat staring back at her.
Instead, she was greeted by the sight of a naked man on her screened-in porch, which caused her to take some quick action to give him a scare right back.
“I always look first. I opened the blinds and said, ‘Oh hell, that’s not my cat,’” Pettersen told WFTV.
But Pettersen is no stranger to standing up to the bad guys, as she previously worked in security and law enforcement.
She knew she had to act fast and give this naked intruder a reason to run, and with a little ingenuity, she could get rid of the naked man on her own.
Pettersen then made the ultimate granny move by popping her false teeth right out of her mouth.
She told WFTV that she then shouted at the man, “Grandma no teeth!”
This gave the man a scare he wasn’t expecting and caused him to retreat.
Fortunately, the man, Axel Rivera, 28, was caught by police. Prosecutors told WFTV that alcohol might have been involved.
He is currently facing charges of burglary and exposing sexual organs.
This quick-thinking grandma showed that at any age you can be quick on your feet and protect yourself from the unthinkable.
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