An elderly woman in Houston fought off an attempted burglar with a stick and boiling water Sunday (July 6) and she had a very good rhetorical question for the suspect. “I told him, I said, ‘What kinda mama you got that raised you up like this? You outta be ashamed of yourself,” 83-year-old Lillie McClendon told a local news station.
McCledon had just gotten out of the shower and was putting clothes in the wash when she noticed a quilt laying on the floor. The suspect, who is still at large, broke into her home through a window. He chocked her and demanded money, McClendon said. “I couldn’t see his face, just his eyes. All he was asking about [was], ‘Where that money at? Where that money at?'” she recalled.
“I grabbed a stick and tried to hit him,” continued McCledon. “I had some sausage on the stove. I poured hot water on him.”
Family members believe they know who the intruder might be.
McCeldon suffered minor injuries. She turned 83 on the 4th of July.