70-Year-Old Man Fights Back After Finding Intruder In His Gardner Home

Originally posted on CBS Boston:

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GARDNER (CBS) — Seventy-year-old Michael Salame has eight heart stents, nerve damage and apparently quite a right hook, as an alleged home invader found out.

It was about 3 a.m. Saturday when Salame was at home with his girlfriend and heard something outside.

He didn’t realize the intruder, identified as 24-year-old Timothy Adams, had already shattered a window and climbed inside; but early proof the burglar wasn’t on the ball came when he walked right through a door across from the window — putting him right back outside again.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports
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So when Salame spotted the man outside stumbling over his trash barrels, he called 911. By then, Adams was back in the house and the two were face-to-face in the foyer.

“I went to the other…

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