Machete wielding home invaders flee when confronted by a woman with her .22 revolver

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After two windows were broken simultaneously in her Elyria, Ohio, home, Mrs. Mary Farkas got a .22 revolver, entered the kitchen and found a man peering in.

Meanwhile an accomplice climbed in a front window. Mrs. Farkas fired a shot that sent both men fleeing, one leaving behind a machete.

Police apprehended three men later and charged two with malicious entry.

Source: The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio; August 1972

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