05/28/2011 11:36 am ET Updated Jul 27, 2011

Woman Beats Burglar With Broom In Oak Lawn, Chicago Suburb

The woman began beating the burglar with a broom until he asked her to stop hitting him so he could leave. The man couldn't get the front door open, so he fled down a hallway and jumped out of a bedroom window. He was last seen fleeing on foot.

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