WLOS: 87-year-old woman with pistol deterred burglars in Hendersonville


Two Henderson County men are behind bars after am elderly woman confronted the two with a pistol when the broke into her home. Jean Frohling, 87, called 911 after confronting the two in her home around 3am on Wednesday, August 16th.

Frohling says the suspects quickly fled her residence after she displayed a 9mm pistol. Responding officers found one of the suspects laying in the wood line near her home. The other was located and charged later in the day. …

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