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The Herald Tribune, Sarasota, FL, 8/16/83

Tuesday, November 1, 1983

An 87-year-old Ida, La., woman awoke and picked up a gun when she heard an intruder breaking in her front door. The man entered her bedroom and after attempting to wrest the gun away, fled. A suspect was later arrested and charged with burglary, battery, and attempted rape.

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