Woman Uses Throwing Ax To Scare Off Thief
HEMET, Calif. (AP) — Police say a Southern California woman can throw a mean ax — and she used one to chase a burglar out of her house.
Hemet police said in a statement Monday that the woman called 911 and said she was awakened by a man trying to remove her watch from her wrist on Saturday morning.
The woman told police she’s a tomahawk throwing champion, and she quickly grabbed a throwing ax and chased the man out of the apartment.
Police searched the area and found a man hiding behind some nearby bushes, along with some property belonging to the woman.
Twenty-two-year-old Nicholas Ulloa was arrested on suspicion of burglary. He remains jailed.
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