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Gutsy granny pounces on robbery in progress

February 8, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A crime-fighting granny is taking YouTube by storm.

Swinging her handbag, 70-something-year-old Ann Timson single handedly foiled a group of robbers trying to smash their way into a Northampton, England, jewelry store.

One would-be robber fell off his scooter and was arrested.

Timson says she's amazed that people were more interesting in filming the event than helping her out.