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Elderly woman tries to stop Mass. robber

February 18, 2010 12:07:59 AM PST
A surveillance camera caught an elderly woman trying to stop a robbery in progress in Mass. by beating the suspect with a scanner.The robber had gone behind the cash register to get money from the clerk at a convenience store north of Boston. The 75-year-old woman grabs a scanner and starts beating the suspect with it.

The suspect was able to get away with more than $100, but was later tracked down and arrested.