A Texan Grandma’s home was broken into by two masked men. As soon as they saw the woman, the two of them realized what a huge mistake that was. They had broken into the wrong house that day.
Two burglars had broken into Grandma Rose’s house to try and steal her valuables. But the old lady had other plans for the burglars.
Grandma Rose was a 60-year-old woman living alone in Harris County, Texas since her husband John passed away three years ago.
The old woman had a quiet life and tried to stay as active as possible. While her daughter helped her once in a while, Grandma Rose was used to taking care of everything by herself. But would she manage to take care of what would happen next?
In the area where Grandma Rose lived, there had been more robberies than usual. All her neighbors were worried and tried to take extra security measures.
Grandma Rose decided to do something to protect herself as well, but it wasn’t easy. She was on a tight budget and couldn’t afford a house alarm or something sophisticated. So what could she do?
Since Grandma Rose was living all alone, she had to be extra careful at all times. She didn’t want to have intruders break into her home to steal her stuff or even harm her.
But what could the old woman really do? She was all by herself, except for the occasional visits from her daughter and grandchildren. She knew she had to stay vigilant. Would that be enough, though?
Lately, the old woman was feeling the effects of the recession that hit the entire country. She couldn’t afford everything she wanted anymore, and times were tough. The woman had to prioritize her medicine and utilities above else.
Because of that, when she was faced with the possibility of losing her things to a robbery, she did something radical that surprised the entire country.
The old lady worked almost all her life. She had her first job when she was 16 years old and continued to work well into her 50s until she retired due to health problems.
The grandma kept herself active and worked on her little backyard garden whenever she had the chance, but she couldn’t do as much anymore. Still, being in her twilight years, she expected some peace and quiet. Sadly, that would not be the case.
Regardless of how little monetary value her things had, she treasured them deeply. These weren’t just things. They were memories of a beautiful life she built with her beloved husband in that home.
So when two men tried to rob her of the most valuable things she had, the old lady had the perfect response for them. After all, those things were more important to her than her own life.
Rose had always been a strong-willed woman, and everyone who knew her loved her for that. But her personality would get her in a lot of tricky situations.
The two men who invaded her home didn’t know who they were dealing with and what she was capable of if challenged. Even if she was quite old, Grandma Rose was not the woman to back down from danger. Would her reaction be the right choice, though?
Two local men had the awful idea of getting into people’s homes and stealing their valuables. They eyed some quiet neighborhoods where mostly old people lived, thinking it would be a piece of cake.
Little did they know, it would be the biggest mistake of their lives. The house they’d pick was not so easy to rob after all.
Two young men broke into the wrong house that day. They thought no one was home, or maybe it was someone who wouldn’t put up a fight and just let them do their thing. They thought it was going to be an easy getaway.
They couldn’t be more wrong. Grandma Rose had a different plan than them and wouldn’t back down so easily. Choosing her home would prove to be a giant mistake.
The burglars forced their way inside Rose’s house with a crowbar and slowly entered until they reached the living room. They were looking for valuables.
At first, they thought no one was home as it was completely quiet, but the two would soon find out that Grandma Rose had something special prepared for them. As soon as she heard them, she decided to take action.
Grandma Rose quickly withdrew to her bedroom, where she had hidden an old gift from her late husband in a box. It was the thing that would save her.
The old woman then headed to the living room and confronted the two men. When they saw her coming at them, the burglars froze on the spot. They thought the old lady must be crazy. But she wasn’t planning on letting anyone take her beloved treasures.
When Grandma Rose was face to face with the burglars, she pointed something at them and yelled to leave the things and go away. At first, they didn’t see what it was, but then they realized the old lady had a weapon.
The thing is that they were also armed, but once the old lady fired a shot, the two burglars freaked out and started running.
The old woman fired several rounds at the suspects while they fled the scene, hitting one of them. The suspect collapsed and passed away in the woman’s front yard.
The other man managed to get away by jumping a fence, and police subsequently initiated a search to apprehend him. Grandma Rose was not harmed in the break-in.
The story of how Grandma Rose defended her home made the news all over the country. People who saw the story being shared on social media congratulated the old lady and said she did the right thing.
Rose was still shaken by the event, and she never intended for things to play out like that, considering that one of the burglars lost his life in the process. But when you decide to rob a house in Texas, that’s a risk you must consider. In order to protect the privacy of those depicted, some names, locations, and identifying characteristics have been changed and are products of the author’s imagination. Any resemblances to actual events or places or persons, living or dead, are entirely coincidental.