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Woman Stops Intruder Using Medieval Combat Skillz

This lady is pretty bad ass, but I still recommend a firearm for self-defense.

An Indiana woman was the victim of a home invasion, but she subdued the criminal intruder with her medieval combat skills.

The Indianapolis Star reports 43-year-old Karen Dolley of Indianapolis threw punches until she had the man cornered during the Thursday night break-in. She then kept him subdued with a Japanese sword she keeps near her bed.

Dolley learned her fighting skills as a teenager with the Society for Creative Anachronism, a group that recreates skills of the Middle Ages.

Oh yeah, and there’s this: “She also skates with roller derby team Naptown Roller Girls.”

The recipient of this medieval ass-whooping was 30-year-old Jacob Wessel.

Police responding to Dolley’s 911 call arrested 30-year-old Jacob Wessel of Greenwood, charging him with residential entry. Police say he forced open the home’s back door. Police reports say he was taken to a hospital because he was high on an unknown substance.

He was probably high on getting beat up medieval style.

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