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86-year-old woman fights off thief with bacon

In what might be the best plot of all time for an action movie, an 86-year-old woman in England fought off a would-be thief on Monday using bacon.

The woman had picked up her pension from the bank on Monday afternoon and was heading for a store in the Altrincham area in England and was approached by another woman who grabbed her cart and demanded her money, BBC reports. The 86-year-old used the only thing she had on her — a slab of bacon — which she used to hit the thief on the head.

The Greater Manchester Police page on Facebook reports the thief got away empty-handed and the woman was “safe and well” if not a little shook up. Now if only they would work this method into the upcoming “Jason Bourne” movie.

Read more at BBC.

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