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Thursday, July 18, 2013

96-Year-Old Woman Refuses Would-Be Robber

MARSHFIELD (Wisconsin) - Read the whole thing.

A 96-year-old Marshfield woman with nerves of steel prevented her mom-and-pop grocery store from being robbed.

Police say the would-be robber may have thought the woman was an easy target when he entered Wolf's Grocery Store in Marshfield.

But the woman put up a fight the man never expected.

Police say the man wearing a mask ordered Wolf to open the cash register.

"I said I'm not opening up that cash register and that's it, I'm not opening it, I said you can have all the Tootsie Rolls you want but I am not opening that cash register," said Wolf.

Wolf has run the store for more than 50 years. She says she stood her ground Monday for a simple reason—the money was hers.

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