Man injured after breaking into home of 83-year-old black belt

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Date: October 27th, 2012

Category: Nutty News

Australia – Police are trying to find a home invader who was badly hurt when he tried to force his way past an 83-year-old black belt home owner.

The home invader, a muscular man in his thirties who may be linked to other burglaries, broke into the high-set home in Gilruth Rd, Kenmore at about 8.30pm.

Inside were Edwin Dowdy, 83, and his wife Jutta, 76, who have in the property in the quiet Kenmore street since 1966.

When the couple – who both have black belts in the Japanese art of Aikido – realized there was an intruder in the house Mr Dowdy grabbed a knife from the lounge room he had kept for security and went to confront the burglar and warn him he was armed.He said he confronted the intruder and told him he had a knife, but the man tried to push past him and ran onto the blade.  Full Article

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